By Sally Underwood • 17 December 2021 • 12:09
Themed Christmas lunch raises €1650 for charity Age Care. Image: EWN
Around 115 guests took part in the three-course Christmas lunch at the Cerrado de Aguila golf course in Mijas, enjoying musical performances from singer Alexandra Avery, Charlton Green, and performance group Alex´s Pearlies and raising funds for charity.
Taking to the stage to thank Simply Surviving organisers Val Williams and Alan Boardman for their efforts raising money for local charities over the past year, Euro Weekly News´ Operations Director Nicki Burgess handed over an award in recognition of their work.
Age Concern´s Vice President Tom Tarr also spoke to thank everyone for coming and for raising funds to help the charity.
He told the Euro Weekly News: “Simply Surviving are amazing and have helped so many charities during the pandemic.”
He added that Age Care helps elderly people across the Costa del Sol, providing free activities and services to the British community.
Guests at the lunch also praised Simply Surviving´s work, with Val and Ray Buttress saying, “they do great work and raise lots of money for charities.”
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