Trib­ute to air am­bu­lance fundrais­ers

Kentish Express Ashford & District - - Front Page -

THE achieve­ments of peo­ple who have raised funds for the Kent Air Am­bu­lance were cel­e­brated at an awards din­ner at the Leas Cliff Hall, Folke­stone.

Among the guests was Mayor of Folke­stone, Cllr Janet An­drews, who pre­sented an award in the clubs cat­e­gory to Brian Pet­tit, of the High­ways 100 Club.

Air am­bu­lance crew mem­bers were given a stand­ing ova­tion by those at the din­ner.

Celebri­ties present in­cluded for­mer Holby City ac­tress Re­becca Grant and Olympic cy­cling gold medal­list Jamie Staff.

The air am­bu­lance has re­sponded to more than 14,000 med­i­cal emer­gen­cies since it was es­tab­lished 20 years ago.

It re­lies al­most en­tirely on vol­un­tary do­na­tions.

Mayor Janet An­drews presents an award to air am­bu­lance fundraiser Brian Pet­tit

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