Lights club’s success
PUBLISHED: 13:00 11 March 2015
Residents of Pill have switched on to a new fundraising initiative to ensure that the village’s Christmas lights can continue.
The Christmas Lights Committee had announced that it was struggling to raise the £2,500 required before a single bulb was plugged in but a novel scheme has been welcomed with great enthusiasm with large numbers joining the Pill Lights Club.
There are currently 194 members of the club who each pay £2 per month to help towards the costs with anyone signed having the opportunity of winning £25 or £75 in a monthly prize draw as well as £100 or £500 during the December switch-on.
Bob Buck, Pill Lights Committee spokesman, said: “The response has been amazing – everyone is showing how much they appreciate the work our volunteers do.
“We have always had lots of support but now it seems we have the whole village behind us.”
For details on how to join the Pill Lights Club call Nick Marshall on 01275 372667 or 07929 865004, or email firstname.lastname@example.org
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