International gives Burnham's BARB Search & Rescue a boost
Members of the Moose International Western Area Ladies Circle
have presented a Burnham-On-Sea charity with a welcome donation.
ladies have carried out collections and held events throughout
the year to raise funds for BARB Search & Rescue, which operates
two rescue hovercraft and inshore rescue boats.
an event in Berrow Village Hall, they presented a cheque for £725
to BARB towards the cost of new flood rescue equipment and training.
was proposed as the group's charity of the year by one of the
Ladies Circle members, Pat Burge, who said: "We wanted to
help a local charity which would really benefit from the funds.
BARB does such good work across Somerset in times of need and
they were a clear choice. We are pleased to have raised sum for
BARB spokesman said: "BARB relies on fundraising events like
these to help us continue to provide our life-saving services.
Thanks go to the Moose Ladies Circle for all their hard work in
raising these funds - it's very much appreciated by everyone at
The cheque being presented to BARB's Mark Newman and Chris Bess
by members of the Moose International Western Area Ladies Circle