22, 2017 Tractor
run raises funds for Burnham-On-Sea community group
from across the Burnham-On-Sea area turned out to suppport a fundraising
tractor run in aid of a local community group on Sunday (August
tractors set off across the Somerset Levels and through the area,
raising funds for Music for the Memory, an independent support group
based in Burnham-On-Sea with more than 60 members.
group enables people living with Dementia or memory loss to meet
in a relaxed, non-medical environment, to perform a variety of musical
tractors left the 37 Club in Puriton at around 10.30am and drove
a 30-mile route around the beautiful Somerset levels, passing through
villages and moors," the group's spokeswoman Julie Skinner
a short stop at a pub for refreshments, they then continuing along
the route and returned for a hearty ploughmans lunch."
for the Memory would like to thank the businesses who donated raffle
prizes from around the area, and the 37club at Puriton who allowed
us to use their premises and car park."
the turn-out was low due to farming shows that were taking place,
a good amount of money was raised which will be used to help with
the running costs."
like this allow us to use all the money raised for the benefit of
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