First Mini Visit to Largs brings Maxi Return

Lifeboats News Release

Mini Cars return to Largs.

Fund Raiser Val Palmer with Giant Cheque

RNLI/William Kerr

£3,500 Cheque
Already it seems a long time ago since Largs lifeboat station, during what's known as the Thistle Run had a visit from the Mini Clan, a group of enthusiastic fans of the Mini car came to Largs on Sunday 26th.of May when 200 Old and New Mini's arrived at the Lifeboat Station.
A previous report of the visit can be viewed on the News Centre.
On Sunday 28th. of July Largs had a second visit from the Clan, this time in 20 Mini cars, the reason for the visit was to present the Fund Raisers with a cheque amounting to £3,500.
In total the Mini Clan had raised a fantastic £7,000 which was divided equally between Alzheimer Scotland and Largs Lifeboat Station.
Everyone at Largs Fundraisers and Crew alike wish to extend their grateful thanks to the Mini Clan and all who took part in this exceptional event, well done, thank you.
Without such incredible donations the RNLI which is a charity depending on Legacies, donations, fund raising events and more to keep up the good work that they do, would not exist.
Again, Thank You

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