The Southern Classic Antique Car Club Member, Marlyese Simms (picture right) presented their Annual Health Care Gift of $5,000.00 to Burin Peninsula Health Care Foundation’s newest Board Member, Rita McCarthy (pictured left).
Marlyese Simms; “For twenty-two years now our club has proudly played a role in enhancing local health care. It’s been wonderful to be able to give back, while sharing our love of antique vehicles. Members are quite proud of the fact that our total raised through Burin Peninsula Health Care Foundation now stands at $99,628.00.On June 20-21, 2015 ,we’ll gather again at Marystown Arena, (any sponsors, volunteers or entertainers that would like to participate are encourage to contact President, Albert Mitchell at 279-1442). It’s a fun weekend that has participants from throughout NL, generates support for local businesses in the hotel and retail sectors and has great entertainment value. These annual gifts would not be possible without the support of many donors, participants and volunteers, we thank all for their previous support and extend a welcome to join us again”.
On behalf of the Burin Peninsula Health Care Foundation Board, Rita McCarthy congratulated Southern Classic Antique Car Club for their superior commitment to community service and added,”thanks to all participants and organizers for making this event a success; it sure demonstrates the value of successful partnerships and community pride and we thank you for that”.