Costa Blanca News: Entertaining fundraisers for Benidorm’s RBL in Costa Blanca

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POPPY APPEAL: Fundraisers on Rem embrance Sunday Photo credit: Benidorm and District Royal British Legion

THE Benidorm and District Royal British Legion based in Costa Blanca received donations totalling €2,500 from two Benidorm bars following Remembrance Sunday events. Diane and Gary from the Showboat Cabaret Bar raised €1,200,with several artists giving up their time to perform on the day to support the Benidorm and District Royal British Legion.

Bar Why Not raised €1,300 with a Karaoke charity event with DJ Ian and manageress Leeanne and an auction.

“Many thanks to all who supported these events,” Maggy Slane, secretary of the Benidorm and District branch.

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For further information about the local RBL, contact [email protected]

Linda came to Spain to live when she was 24, just over 52 years ago, and her husband is Spanish. She began writing for English-language local newspapers in the mid-1970s and hasn’t stopped since! She leads a Spanish life, which she believes is vital when conveying the news to English-speaking residents, and along the way she produced two editions of Expand Your Spanish, helping English-speakers to enlarge their knowledge of the language. She was excited to be in at the birth of the Euro Weekly News in 1999 and is still passionately writing for the paper 22 years later.

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