Lounge Bar, Bridlington held Fundraising evening for Bridlington RNLI

Lifeboats News Release

Amazing donation collected by the staff and customers from the towns Lounge Bar handed to Bridlington RNLI.

Shane, Walter and Wendy from the Lounge Bar, Bridlington.

RNLI/Mike Milner

Shane (second right), Walter and Wendy from the Lounge Bar, Bridlington.

Shane and Tina, the wonderful staff and generous customers at the Lounge Bar, Lansdown Road, Bridlington, held a charity event on Saturday (13 August) in support of Bridlington RNLI. The evening which included a raffle, and karaoke with Mike Dee, was a huge success and a lot of fun, even Stormy Stan made an appearance and joined in with the entertainment.

On Saturday (27 August) Shane Moore, along with Walter and Wendy who collected the raffle prizes, attended the Bridlington Lifeboat Station and presented Bridlington volunteer crew members Bob Taylor and Sarah Berrey with a cheque for £724.17.

Bob Taylor (Water Safety Officer) said ‘Shane and the crew at the Lounge bar are just amazing, they had lots of fun and games planned from karaoke to raffles. The customers were so generous, we cannot thank them enough’

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