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Spalding Lions Club give organisations including Little Miracles and Spalding Flower Parade that helped with Santa Runs share of £4,000 in appreciation





A community group has thanked the organisations which supported its Santa Sleigh runs with a donation.

President of the Spalding Lions Cub, Stuart East, presented cheques to 12 groups who helped to bring Father Christmas to streets around the area during the festive period.

Julie Grant, vice chair, said: “Spalding Lions thank each and everyone of the representatives who came out, in all weathers, to help.

Groups were given a cheque donation by the Spalding Lions Club for their help with the Santa runs. PHOTO: Chris Lowndes
Groups were given a cheque donation by the Spalding Lions Club for their help with the Santa runs. PHOTO: Chris Lowndes

“Working together we bring joy and of course Santa to the residents.

“Thanks must also go to the residents who donated and came out to see us.”

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The groups involved were Spalding Flower Parade, Pinchbeck Guides, SENSE, LIVES Phab South Holland, Donington Community Fire Station , Flinders Founders, Tonic Health, Cowbit Rainbow Brownies, Coun Andrew and Wendy, Moulton Youth Football and Little Miracles.

Some £4,000 was divided between the organisations.

Certificates of appreciation were given to Nigel Gedney and Rodney Maltby, who walked with the sleigh every night clocking up approximately 100 miles each.

Spalding Lions Club presented certificates of appreciation to Rodney Maltby (left) Lion President Stuart East and Nigel Gedney. PHOTO:SUBMITTED
Spalding Lions Club presented certificates of appreciation to Rodney Maltby (left) Lion President Stuart East and Nigel Gedney. PHOTO:SUBMITTED

For further information about Spalding Lions Club which covers Pinchbeck, Surfleet, Quadring, Donington, Weston, Moulton and Cowbit visit the Facebook page.

2nd Vice President Julie Grant (right)with a cheque for Little Miracles who were unable to attend the presentation evening. PHOTO: SUBMITTED
2nd Vice President Julie Grant (right)with a cheque for Little Miracles who were unable to attend the presentation evening. PHOTO: SUBMITTED

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