Sand sculptor raises nearly £3,000 for Peel RNLI
Scarborough based sand sculptor Roger McGarva has raised a total of £2,943.95 for Peel RNLI.
Roger was based for several weeks on Peel ( Isle of Man) beach with donations in appreciation of his work going to Peel RNLI. Branch Treasurer Margaret Kelly received the money from Roger and thanked him on behalf of the branch for his generous help.
Roger's work changed from day to day and featured elephants, crocodiles and many cartoon characters which were well admired by children.
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Please find attached a j-peg images of Margaret Kelly, Peel RNLI Treasurer, and Roger McGarva.
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