Dive club raises over £4000 for Tynemouth RNLI
The divers were attempting to swim, snorkel or scuba dive a half marathon (13 mile). Over 26 members, friends and family took part in the fundraiser and actually managed to swim, snorkel and scuba dive 21.4mile. In addition to the funds raised Barclays donated an additional £750.00.
Since the fundraising event a number of unfortunate circumstances meant the club had to be dissolved from is previous structure after being together for over 12 years. Their constitution stated should this happen all equipment to be sold and proceeds to be donated to the RNLI.
Karen Milne, spokesperson for the divers said: ‘It was with pleasure on Sunday 3rd November that Reefseekers Dive Club presented a cheque for £4291.38 to the RNLI Tynemouth on a very blustery but sunny day.
‘The club continues to meeting in formerly once a month. If you would be interested in meeting up with divers of all ages and abilities please get in touch by email at [email protected]‘.
Everyone at Tynemouth RNLI lifeboat station is very appreciative of the support of Reefseekers Dive Club, as the RNLI relies entirely on donations.