Male Voice Choir in fine tune with donation to Hartlepool RNLI

Lifeboats News Release

Hartlepool RNLI were presented with a cheque for £1,000 from the Hartlepool Male Voice Choir recently.

RNLI/Tom Collins

Hartlepool Male Voice Choir members(left to right) John Rutherford, Duncan Graham and Mick Waller with Hartlepool RNLI volunteers(left to right) Andy Johnson, Chandler Wilson and Matt Adams during the cheque presentation at the Ferry Road boathouse.
Choir treasurer Mick Waller said ‘The volunteers at the RNLI are just one of the local charities in the town we are proud to assist.
They are on call 24 hours a day seven days a week as they play their part in saving lives at sea which is an amazing commitment’.
Matt Adams, Deputy Second Coxswain at the Ferry Road lifeboat station said ‘We have had busy start to the year so the continued support from the members of the Male Voice Choir is fantastic and their donation will certainly help with training and running costs at the station’.

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