The presentations of trophies to winning teams and cheques to the four charities took place on Friday 28th April at Cheddon Fitzpaine Memorial Hall. Joint President Jane Fitzgerald and Swimathon Co-ordinator, Christine Briggs, welcomed all winning team members and friends and charity representatives. Christine announced the total raised this year was £16,463.68 and over its 29 year history the grand total raised by the Swimathon is £610,895.02!
This year there were 55 teams, 315 swimmers and 2,955 laps (92 miles!) swum.
Taunton Deane MP, Rebecca Pow, presented the trophies to members of the winning teams and presented a cheque for £4,115.92 to each of the charity representatives.
- Alan Collins from Apple FM Community Radio
- Paula Sudbury from Stand Against Violence
- Rosie Hather from Taunton Association for the Homeless
- Viv Duncan from Taunton Mother & Baby home