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Coffee morning as part of Go Red week raises cash for Herts Air Ambulance
Slurping, munching and chit-chat filled a bank when a coffee morning to raise cash for charity was held.
Metrobank, in Theobold Street, Borehamwood, hosted the event on Saturday, September 29, in support of the Herts Air Ambulance.
Volunteers were on hand to pour drinks and offer cupcakes to staff and customers at the bank in Borehamwood Business Park.
Mayor of Hertsmere, Pat Strack, who planned the event, said: “I would like to thank all the volunteers who took part as this would not have been successful without them.
“There was a really relaxed atmosphere. People popped for a drink and a chat, and it really helped raise awareness for the air ambulance.
“All in all, it was a fantastic day. Metrobank were really helpful to our case. We raised around £135 and I was really pleased with this figure.”
Amongst the volunteers, was Mayor Strack’s granddaughter Katie Murray, who helped prepare the drinks, as well as her daughter, Julie Murray.
She added that she was “overwhelmed” with the support of her friend, Pauline Paul, and air ambulance fundraiser Sue Reuter.
The coffee morning was held as part of Go Red Week, which saw many people across the borough take part in events to raise cash for the air ambulance.
The final amount raised from all these events is still being tallied up, but Mayor Strack estimates this to be in the region of £6,000.