£500 is raised in sis­ter’s name

The Galloway News - - DISTRICT NEWS -

Sis­ters Sylvia Hunt and Olga McCready raised more than £500 for Macmil­lan Can­cer Sup­port through a cof­fee morn­ing at South­er­ness.

The Light­house Leisure re­cep­tion and car park was the set­ting for the sis­ters’ cof­fee morn­ing which was well sup­ported.

Sylvia Hunt, gen­eral man­ager at South­er­ness Light­house Vil­lage, said: “Our sis­ter, Michelle McCready, died of bone can­cer aged just 23.We wanted to take part in the World’s Big­gest Cof­fee Morn­ing in her mem­ory and were over­whelmed by the sup­port.

“We were helped on the day by Tina Pur­die, Julie Bard­s­ley and Kate Gem­mell and are grate­ful to all the home-bak­ers who brought along cakes, short­bread and even tablet.

“Joyce Mc Kend, from the mini-mar­ket, and Joan Jef­fries, from the Cavens Arms in Dum­fries, did us proud.

“It was won­der­ful to see so many peo­ple come along in Michelle’s name. She lived in South­er­ness so it is lovely that peo­ple still care.We raised £503.”

Rais­ing funds Ready with the cakes at the South­er­ness cof­fee morn­ing

Pop­u­lar Michelle McCready died of can­cer, aged just 23

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