RBL branch cel­e­brat­ing record to­tal

Harefield Gazette - - NEWS -

EASTCOTE’S branch of the Royal Bri­tish Le­gion is cel­e­brat­ing the highest amount ever raised for the Poppy Ap­peal.

The fundrais­ing bid so far to­tals £50,371 for the 2015-2016 year, which still has a way to go, end­ing Septem­ber 30, 2016.

Jeff Du­ley, Eastcote branch chair­man and Poppy Ap­peal or­gan­iser, wished to thank all mem­bers of the pub­lic in the Eastcote, Ruis­lip Manor, South Ruis­lip and Pin­ner ar­eas who have con­tin­ued to sup­port the wor­thy cause.

He said: “Much of the money was raised dur­ing the 2015 Novem­ber Poppy Fort­night with other money com­ing from per­sonal do­na­tions, Star­dust Big Band con­certs, fam­ily quizzes, a black tie din­ner, horse race night and lo­cal fetes.”

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