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Madog Yacht Club donate £1400 to Criccieth RNLI Lifeboats

Lifeboats News Release

On the evening of Saturday December 3rd, 2016 members of the Madog Yacht Club presented Criccieth's RNLI Lifeboat Station with a cheque for £1400.

Peter Williams of Criccieth Lifeboat accepting a cheque by Madog Yacht Club Commodore Brian Sharman

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Cheque presentation by the Madog Yacht Club to Criccieth RNLI
The donation was presented to Peter Williams, Lifeboat Operations Manager at Criccieth, by the Yacht Club's Commodore, Brian Sharman.

Following the presentation, Peter Williams commented 'We are once again grateful and appreciative of the Yacht Club's donation. We look forward to supporting the Club next year in raising funds'.


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