Catholic Club fundraiser for Hartlepool RNLI

Lifeboats News Release

Hartlepool RNLI supporters are holding a fundraising night for the town's lifeboat at the Catholic Club next Saturday 9th October which starts at 7.00pm.

RNLI/Tom Collins

Hartlepool RNLI mascot 'Stormy Stan' pictured with RNLI supporters (left to right) Ann Graham, Toni-Kate Bousfield and Marie Bousfield outside the Catholic Club.
One of the event organisers Marie Bousfield said 'After recent events which involved the RNLI and its volunteer crew a few of us decided to do this fundraiser for the charity that relies on donations to provide the amazing service for the town. On the night there will be pie and peas, bingo, raffles and a other fundraising events and we are really looking forward to supporting the charity".
Tickets are £5.00 each are available from the Marlowe Road Club or contact Marie on 07811126134 or Julie(after 6.00pm) 07905182670.

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