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Afternoon tea benefits Y Bont charity

Maggs Griffiths accepts a cheque from President Sue
Mags Griffiths accepts a cheque from                                     President Sue

On March 22, Bridgend Soroptimists held an afternoon tea celebration at Coed-y-Mwstwr Hotel, when president Sue presented a cheque for £1,400 to Mags Griffiths, general manager of Y Bont.

The children’s charity based in Bridgend providing a day nursery for pre-school children who have disabilities and complex medical needs.

Members raised the funds throughout the year with raffles, tombola events and a fashion show.

On behalf of Y Bont, Ms Griffiths expressed her delight in accepting the cheque which represents a much needed helping hand in the continuing operation of the nursery, which depends heavily on public support.

Bridgend Soroptimists have pledged their ongoing support in the coming year with a further donation of funds and fundraising events staged periodically at Y Bont.

The Club also congratulated Anne Morgan on receiving her MBE for services to the community of South Wales in the New Year’s Honours. Many congratulations Anne.

Members enjoying afternoon tea
                                                        Members enjoying afternoon tea