Scottish Building Society donate £250 to RNLI Troon

Lifeboats News Release

On Wednesday 3 July 2019 members of the Troon Lifeboat Fundraising Branch met with the staff of the Scottish Building Society in Troon to thank them for their donation of £250 to the lifeboat service in Troon.

Pictured at the cheque handover are staff from the Scottish Building Society in Troon along with Urda Cotter and Margaret Ross of Troon RNLI Fundraising Branch.

Scottish Building Society

Pictured at the cheque handover are staff from the Scottish Building Society in Troon along with Urda Cotter and Margaret Ross of Troon RNLI Fundraising Branch.
Through their Community Charity of the Year programme, the Scottish Building Society is committed to supporting the communities they operate in across Scotland and for 2019, the Troon Branch selected the RNLI in Troon.

Treasurer of Troon RNLI Fundraising Branch Urda Cotter said: ‘We are really grateful to be selected as the Community Charity of the Year by the Troon Branch of the Scottish Building Society for 2019. This donation will help the RNLI in Troon to save lives at sea.’

RNLI Media contacts:

Andrew Limond, Volunteer Lifeboat Press Officer, Troon Lifeboat Station, 01292 314414 lifeboattroon@gmail.com

Gemma McDonald, RNLI Regional Media Manager for Scotland, 01738 642956, 07826 900639, gemma_mcdonald@rnli.org.uk

Martin Macnamara, RNLI Regional Media Officer for Scotland, 01738 642986, 07920 365929, martin_macnamara@rnli.org.uk

RNLI Press Office, 01202 336789

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