€2,000 fundraiser for Nerja Royal British Legion

€2,000 fundraiser for Nerja Royal British Legion. Image: Nerja RBL

AS THE Royal British Legion celebrates its 100th anniversary, members of the Nerja branch have been marking the occasion by raising thousands of Euros for this year´s Poppy Appeal.

In total, the Royal British Legion raised around €2,000 at its 100 year anniversary event on Sunday, October 17.
Poppy Appeal organizer Dorothy Allen said: “My thanks to the 19 walkers and two dogs who took part in our sponsored Poppy Walk. The walk started at The Andalus Hotel and ended at The Chapel Bar in Nerja.”
She added: “We all had an enjoyable day lots of fun and laughter and a wonderful buffet put on by Sharon and Fred, hosts of The Chapel Bar.
“A raffle was held which raised €150 in all we think €2,000 euros will be raised by this our 100 year anniversary event.
Mrs Allen said: “Well done everyone many thanks to all of you.”
To continue this year´s Poppy Appeal, the Royal British Legion Nerja is now selling tickets to its Poppy Ball on Friday, November 12 at the Caves Restaurant in Maro.
The ball will take place from 7.30 pm with entertainment by Ricky Lavazza and Laura Elen.
Tickets are priced €40 for members and €45 for guests and include drinks, canapes, a three-course meal, wine and water.
The dress code is evening dress or suit and tie and tickets can be bought by contacting Kim Bowe on 711 077 576 or Katherine Bradley on 671 120 293

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