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WRNS Benevolent Trust charity receives donation

13 September 2017
Commander (Cdr) Heather Rimmer Royal Navy, Training Support Commander, HMS Collingwood was delighted to be able to present a cheque of £1000 to the WRNS Benevolent Trust (BT).

The money was raised at a raffle during an Afternoon Tea held in the Wardroom, HMS Collingwood as part of the local celebrations to mark WRNS100.

The event saw over 140 guests comprising of ladies who had joined the Women’s Royal Navy Service (WRNS), together with a small contingent of those still serving, coming together to enjoy an afternoon reminiscing, whilst also raising money for this worthy charity.

It is absolutely brilliant that the ladies could have a really fun day at this event and raise such a fantastic amount of money, thank you.

Commander Andrea Cook

On receiving the cheque Commander Andrea Cook, Chairman of the WRNSBT said “It is absolutely brilliant that the ladies could have a really fun day at this event and raise such a fantastic amount of money, thank you.”

Also in attendance at the cheque presentation were event organisers Sara Knowles, an ex-Petty Officer Wren (ETS) currently working in the Learning and Development Centre, HMS Collingwood, and Chief Petty Officer Debbie Faben, of Victory Squadron, HMS Collingwood.

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