Air ambulance donation is made in memory of former Lion Ches

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A DONATION in memory of a former Grantham Lion has been made to the Lincolnshire and Nottingham Air Ambulance.

The Lions club asks Vera Quick, wife of the late Ches Quick, to choose a good cause each year. This year, Mrs Quick decided the air ambulance should be in receipt of a £250 donation.

The cheque was presented to charity representative Barry Daff by Mrs Quick on Thursday during a Lions meeting.

Lion Godfrey Mackinder said: “Mr Daff told us the air ambulance is in need of funding, which we know because it requires donations to keep it going.

“It’s a good charity to support.”

Mr Quick died suddenly on a golf course in December 2007.

ABOVE: Barry Daff (left) accepts a donation of £250 on behalf of the air ambulance, presented by Vera Quick and Lion Godfrey Mackinder.