Magpas boosted by record Ely Inner Wheel donation

PUBLISHED: 13:43 05 July 2012

Inner Wheel Club of Ely presents a record breaking amount to Magpas Lifesavers, left to right Pam Heath, Fundraising Assistant and Betty Flack, past President

Inner Wheel Club of Ely presents a record breaking amount to Magpas Lifesavers, left to right Pam Heath, Fundraising Assistant and Betty Flack, past President

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THE Inner Wheel Club of Ely presented emergency medical charity Magpas with a cheque for more than £4,000 this week, a record for the club.

Over a period of 12 months, members held a series of fund-raising events including a grand concert held at The Brook in Soham in September.

In all, the club raised a whopping £4224.73 for the charity.

Betty Flack, past president of the club, said: “We chose Magpas as our chosen charity for the year as we all believe it’s a wonderful charity and more than ever they need support.

“I am thrilled that we raised such an amazing amount and to be able to present £4224.73 makes me feel very proud knowing that the money raised will make a real difference to the lifesaving work all the Helimedix do night and day.

Debbie Florence, fund-raising manager at Magpas, said: “We are very grateful to Betty for supporting Magpas, to everyone from the Inner Wheel and of course to everyone that took part in the events.”

If you are able to hold an event or make a donation to Magpas visit www.magpas.org.uk. As a charity, Magpas is solely reliant on donations and fundraising from the local public. Call 01480 371 062 to find out how you can help.

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