Portree Crew & Fundraisers receive a £20,234.68p cheque

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Portree Lifeboat Crew and Fundraisers attend the Portree Cooperative store to receive a cheque from the Community Fund.

Portree Lifeboat crew, fundraisers & Staff outside Portree Cooperative

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Crew, Fundraisers & Cooperatve Staff with cheque
On Saturday, 23 November 2019, the crew and fundraisers, along with Stormy Stan, attended at the Portree Cooperative Store. Two other charity groups also received their respective cheques.
Each customer of the Co-op with a loyalty card choose which of the three local charities or good causes receive money from their Community Fund. The three local charities for 2019 chosen were, Portree Lifeboat, Skye Stroke Friends and Cuillin Fm.
The fundraisers brought along Stormy Stan to greet customers and staff.
Stormy Stan in the foyer of the Portree Cooperative greeting customers

RNLI/Donald MacKenzie

Stormy Stan greeting customers

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