Day Lewis Pharmacy supporting Eastbourne Lifeboats

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Staff at the Eastbourne branch of Day Lewis Pharmacy held a fun day back in the balmy days of June with Eastbourne lifeboats chosen as the favoured charity for donations received.

Pharmacy staff present cheque to Eastbourne lifeboat Treasurer

RNLI/Bob Jeffery

Cheque Presentation
The event included such things as guessing the amount of sweets in a jar and naming a teddy bear, along with homemade produce supplied by staff and customers raised a substantial amount of money which was more than doubled by the company’s head office to a grand total of £1336. The cheque was presented to Lifeboat Treasurer Keith Stevens and some of the crew by shop manager Rinita Dangol and staff members Kirstie Francis, Rosemary Reid and Alex Moss

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