Troon Fundraising Branch 'Quiz n Chips' Evening raises £1238 for Troon Lifeboat

Lifeboats News Release

Last Friday (28 September 2018), our Fundraisers held the annual Quiz n Chips night at the Walker Hall, Troon. The popular event was very well attended and raised £1238.82 for the RNLI in Troon.

Treasurer of Troon Lifeboat Fundraising Branch Urda Cotter said: ‘Thanks to everyone who came along and generously supported the quiz night. Special thanks also to the Pavilion Café, Troon for providing the delicious fish suppers.’

RNLI Media Contacts: Andrew Limond, volunteer lifeboat press officer at Troon, 01292 314414

Henry Weaver, RNLI Press Officer for Scotland, 01738 642946, 07771 943026,

Gemma McDonald, RNLI Regional Media Officer for Scotland, 01738 642956, 07826 900639,

Or contact RNLI Public Relations on 01202 336789.

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