Rotary Club presents £3,700 to two local groups
Rotary Club has presented thousand of pounds to the Friends of Burnham
Hospital and the RNLI this week.
a handover on Thursday evening, a cheque for £3,200 was presented
to the Friends of Burnham Hospital from the proceeds of a Wassailing
Evening at Rich's Cider Farm in Watchfield and two Rotary Competitions
at the South West Winter Fair last December.
for £500 was also presented to the RNLI from the funds raised
at the Wassailing Evening.
Club President Mark Newbery told Burnham-On-Sea.com: "This
is a great example of Rotary working in partnership with local companies
to raise funds for locally based charitable organisations."
Rotary Club is grateful to Rich's Cider Farm for the wassailing
evening, and to Greenslade Taylor Hunt for the Rotary competitions
at SW Winter Fair, with turkeys donated by Colin Reasons, and cash
prizes donated by Burnham Funeral Services, and Ashley Edwards Funeral
Directors, for their co-operation and use of their facilities, and
to everyone else who worked hard to make the two events successful."
The presentations took place at Burnham & Berrow Golf Club on
Thursday (March 30th). Ashley Edwards, Hugh Mackay, Paul Hambleton
(The Friends of Burnham Hospital), Mark Newbery (Rotary Club President),
Jan and Molly Scott (Richs Cider Farm), and Burnham-on-Sea
RNLI Operations Manager Matt Davies. Photo Mike Lang