Dance school partners Rhyl RNLI to help the new Shannon lifeboat appeal

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A session of Morris' dancing School was 'gate-crashed' by members of The RNLI charity's Rhyl station.

Presenting to Darrel Crowther (L) station manager, and Alex Beattie, crew.

RNLI/Charlie Williams

Morris Dance School Prestatyn donation of £1K to Rhyl RNLI Shannon Appeal

Morris School of Dancing was holding one of their weekly line dancing classes in Prestatyn on 2 November 2018, when members of Rhyl Lifeboat Crew attended to receive a generous donation.
Miriam Morris handed over a cheque for £1000 to be used for the Rhyl Shannon Appeal, to Darrel Crowther, Lifeboat Operations Manager at Rhyl. He attended with Crew members Charlie Williams and Alex Beattie.

Darrel explained to the group that their existing Mersey-class Lifeboat is coming to the end of its working life after 27 years on station, and will be replaced by a state-of-the-art Shannon Class Lifeboat in October 2019. This £1000 will be added to the Shannon Appeal Fund. Darrel invited members of the Line Dancing group to visit the station for a guided tour.

The Rhyl RNLI Shannon Lifeboat appeal was launched in March 2018, with a target of £150,000 to be raised by the Rhyl branch, as part of the costs to replace the boat and it's launching equipment.

Pictures shows the Miriam Morris of the Dance School presenting the cheque to Darrel Crowther, Rhyl RNLI Operations Manager. Presenting the cheque is Miriam Morris, watched by crew member Alex Beattie.

Thanks to crew member Charlie Williams for the photos.

Presentation of £1000 cheque to Rhyl RNLI

RNLI/ Charlie Williams

Morris Dancing school presentation of £1K to Rhyl Shannon Appeal.

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