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.
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.