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Dylan’s Restaurant present cheque to Criccieth RNLI Lifeboat Station

Lifeboats News Release

On the evening of Thursday the 9th of June, 2016 Rob Orme, of Dylan’s Restaurant presented Criccieth RNLI Lifeboat Station with a cheque for £84.50.

The money was raised through the sale of their charity pizza at their Criccieth and Menai Bridge restaurants.  50 pence from each 'Walk in the Woods' pizza sold is donated to a chosen charity - between September and February, Criccieth's RNLI Lifeboat Station was among the chosen charities.

Following the presentation of the cheque, Criccieth's Lifeboat Operations Manager, Peter Williams commented 'We are very grateful to Dylan's Restaurant for their donation - I can't think of a tastier way of raising money for the Lifeboat Station'.

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