Grantham Journal letter: £24k raised through Poppy Appeal in Grantham

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The Grantham Poppy Appeal 2012 has banked £24,435.09 to date and I would like to thank the folllowing for their time and help this year.

Mr Ingamells and friends in Asda, £2,597.34

Royal Navy Assocation at Sainsbury’s, £1,956.37

Moto W H Smith shop, £165.30 and the stall, £484.13

The stall in St Peter’s Hill, £1,509.97

The stall in the Isaac Newton Centre, £1,919.28

ATC street collection, £374.45 and the ACF, £328.55

CCF evenings in Sainsbury’s £830.69

Downtown, £689.21

Boundary Mill, £239.17

Corby Glen and district, £1,092.03

Buckminster, Colsterworth and surrounding villages, £1,233.20

Croxton Kerrial and surrounding villages, £540.45

Ropsley and surrounding villages, £632.97.

For their donations: Wiltshire Foods £200, Great Gonerby WI £30, Avenue Hotel £435.18, Mrs K Palenski £276.80, to the following churches for their Remembrance Day collections: Foston £25, Corby Glen £208.91, Denton £35, Croxton Kerrial £123.07, RC £46.55, Ropsley £262.67, Barkston £163.18, Knipton £76.

Also thanks to the 29 people who collect house-to-house and deliver and collect Poppy boxes and tins, including: Mr and Mrs Church, Mr and Mrs Dawson, Mr and Mrs Turner, Mr and Mrs Howlett, Mr Sentance, Mr Knightall, Mrs Lane, Mr Ingamell, Col J Riggall MBE, Mr Knightall. Also thanks to the security people in the Isaac Newton Centre, Mr Holland and Mr Watson for the transport to and from church on Remembrance Day and many thanks, of course to the general public for your donations.

Grace Knightall

Poppy Appeal organiser