Lion Ray Cable is presenting a cheque for £250 to Hillary Mead of CRY (Cardiac Risk in the Young) a charity that supports young people diagnosed with potentially life-threatening cardiac conditions and offers bereavement support to families affected by young sudden cardiac death.
The money was raised at a Valentines Day Ceilidh organised by the Blackmore Vale Lions and the event raised over £1,000 which was a huge success. The event was a sell out and a thoroughly enjoyable evening was had by all.
The entertainment, lead by the group ‘Long Odds and Short Straws’ who also support the charity ‘CRY’, was also a huge hit having the dance floor full at all times.
CRY is the major beneficiary of the event and the Lions hope that it will go some way to help raise the funds to cover the costs of two day screening of 200 young people and a replacement ECG
The remaining proceeds will go into the Blackmore Vale Lions Charity Fund which will also benefit many local charities and good causes.
Thanks must go to all those who attended and to those Lions who cooked the food and served the food and wine especially those unsung heroes who did all the washing-up.