golf club raises huge £9,600 for Burnham Hospital
and Berrow Golf Club members have raised a huge £9,600 for
the Friends of Burnham Hospital.
Club Captains picked the YMCA and The Friends of Burnham Hospital
as their two nominated charities of the year and have this week
handed over bumper cheques to both.
Joyce from the Friends told Burnham-On-Sea.com: "Throughout
last year the captains - Peter Amos and Ladies Captain Jane Moreton,
together with Club President David Jenkins and Seniors Captain Ray
French - ran
many fundraising events."
includes a charity tournament during the summer which The Friends
were invited to where we sold craft items, cards and notelets to
raise additional funds for the hospital."
also placed our collection buckets in various bunkers around the
golf course and anyone landing in the bunker was asked to put £1
in! There were also raffles and a silent auction."
Amos and Jane Moreton have this week handed over a cheque for £9,600
to us - a truly outstanding amount of money for the Friends to use
on projects within Burnham Hospital."
is not often that anyone leaves Bernard Spilsbury and I speechless
but we were amazed at the generosity of the people and golf members
within the club and for all the hard work that was put in by Peter
and Jane on our behalf."
The bumper cheque being presented by Captains Peter Amos and Jane
Moreton to Ceri Joyce, Bernard and Mary Spilsbury of the Friends
of Burnham-On-Sea Hospital this week.