swimming event to be dedicated to its Burnham-On-Sea founder
Rotary Club will be dedicating a long-running charity swimming event
to its founder today (Sunday).
annual Brean Swimarathon will be dedicated to the late Jim Tancock,
Past President of the Club, pictured here on the left, who
died last year. A plaque will also be unveiled in his memory.
event will take place at Brean Splash on Sunday 5th February.
Spokesman George Moon told Burnham-On-Sea.com: "Entries are
still coming in and local organisations, families and businesses
are invited to enter one or more teams of up to six swimmers."
entry fee to the club is £25 per team to cover expenses. The
teams and their organisers get their own sponsorship for whatever
cause they are raising funds to support."
sponsorship can be on a 'per length' basis or a flat sum basis and
if the beneficiary is a charity the sponsorship can be Gift-Aided
so that the charity receives an extra 25% of the sum raised."
"The Rotary Club is grateful to the House Family of Brean Leisure
Park for kindly allowing the pool to be used."