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Lions Ladies splash the cash

10:24 25 March 2014

Shirley Rossiter, accompanied by the Lions Ladies, presents a £500 cheque to Jeff Merrett of Dream-A-Way who was accompanied by volunteer Mike Rock of Sidmouth.

Shirley Rossiter, accompanied by the Lions Ladies, presents a £500 cheque to Jeff Merrett of Dream-A-Way who was accompanied by volunteer Mike Rock of Sidmouth.

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Sidmouth Lions Ladies and Flappers have handed £500 each to a pair of good causes.

Shirley Rossiter of the Lions Ladies and fellow Flappers present a £500 cheque to  Marianne Warren, district governor of South West England Lions Clubs.Shirley Rossiter of the Lions Ladies and fellow Flappers present a £500 cheque to Marianne Warren, district governor of South West England Lions Clubs.

Exeter based charity Dream-A-Way and the Lions Club International’s appeal to provide clean drinking water around the globe were the beneficiaries. The ladies choose which charities to support each year with the money raised at their annual Flappers Christmas Fayre and from their cake stalls at Sidmouth Lions Club’s quarterly book sales at St John Hall.

Dream-A-Way charity provides grants towards holidays and outings for local people of all ages with special needs.

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