Criccieth RNLI shop volunteers recognised for their contribution

Lifeboats News Release

On the evening of Thursday the 24th of May, 2018 two volunteers from Criccieth's RNLI Lifeboat Station shop were presented with certificates of thanks for their long service.

Left-to-right; Angie Perry (Shop Manager), Mrs Marian Vickers, Peter Williams (Lifeboat Operations Manager), Mrs May Hughes. Credit - Terry Mills

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Left-to-right; Angie Perry (Shop Manager), Mrs Marian Vickers, Peter Williams (Lifeboat Operations Manager), Mrs Mary Hughes. Credit - Terry Mills
Mrs Marian Vickers has volunteered with the RNLI since 2002, whilst Mrs Mary Hughes joined in 2008. Following the presentation, Criccieth's Lifeboats Operations Manager, Peter Williams commented "I'd like to thank both Mrs Vickers and Mrs Hughes for their long service and support in volunteering in the Station shop. Their efforts have generated income for the Station that has been used to purchase life-saving equipment and train our Crew, thus contributing to our mission of saving lives at sea. We are all very grateful for their work."
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