RNLI lifeboat appeal given £2,000 boost
RNLIs lifeboat fundraising appeal has been given a £2,000
a personal visit to the RNLI's station in Pier Street on Friday
evening, the Freemasons from Burnham-On-Sea presented Chairman
Ashley Edwards with a cheque for £1,000.
Somerset Freemasons match-funded the donation, making a total
of £2,000 towards the new D-Class lifeboat appeal fund.
Freemasons' John Chinn said: "We are pleased to support our
local RNLI who do such stirling work."
Ashley Edwards thanked the group, saying: "We thank you for
this wonderful donation, which will ultimately be responsible
for saving lives at sea. The community has been very supportive
of our appeal, and this will truly be a Burnham lifeboat."
Front: Freemasons: Nick Reed, Mike Jarvis, Andy Hodge, Burnham-on-Sea
RNLI Chairman Ashley Edwards, Mike David and John Chinn; Rear:
Burnham-on-Sea RNLI Lifeboat Operations Manager Matt Davies, volunteers
Vince Bardell, Scott Rundle, Martin Cooper, Nick Edrich, and DLA