Teignmouth RNLI receive donation from Shaldon Water Carnival

Lifeboats News Release

Members of Teignmouth Lifeboat Station welcomed Lesley Harmer and Jim Harmer of the Shaldon Water Carnival Committee to their training session on Sunday 3 December 2017.

Presentation of cheque from Shaldon Water Carnival Committee to Teignmouth Lifeboat Station

RNLI/Anna Winston

Presentation of cheque

They presented a cheque for £150 to Paul Daker, Deputy Launching Authority, as part of their fundraising efforts which include the May Day Festival, Water Carnival Day and three-legged race on Boxing Day. Other local charities will also be benefitting.

The charity's volunteer crew thanked the Shaldon Water Carnival for the kind donation.

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