£60,000 to good causes

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Montgomerys in Ballymoney Street was the venue for the annual Radio Cracker cheque presentation ceremony last week.

Altogether, the total funds raised in 2014 amounted to £60,000.00. The following five Charities were represented and received their cheques from Radio Cracker Chairman, Gordon Dawson and Treasurer, Maureen Allen.

Treasure of Radio Cracker Maureen Allen and chairman Gordon Dawson present a cheque to Rev Paul Bailie of Mission Africa at the station's AGM in Montgomery's Restaurant. INBT 06-108JC

Treasure of Radio Cracker Maureen Allen and chairman Gordon Dawson present a cheque to Rev Paul Bailie of Mission Africa at the station's AGM in Montgomery's Restaurant. INBT 06-108JC

E3 Initiative – Trevor Finlay - £9,500.00; Kids4school – Joanne McFarlane - £10,000.00; Mission Africa – Revd. Paul Bailie - £10,500.00 (Includes £2,500.00 for mosquito nets); Smiles Foundation – Barbara Morrison - £10,000.00; Tearfund – Paul Francis - £9,500.00. Second Sight, a small UK charity, working to cure reversible blindness in India, was not represented but was awarded £10,500.00 for cataract operations

Further details of the projects can be found on www.radiocracker.org.uk

Chairman, Gordon Dawson, thanked supporters and added that plans are already being made for the next broadcasting season beginning on 27 November 2015.