Rotary aims for £40,000

By Abby Rugg

Saturday, January 19, 2013

 

Rotary aims for £40,000

Some of the volunteers helping at the opening day of Shanklin Rotary Club’s sale. Picture by Peter Boam.

THE annual Shanklin Rotary Club big sale started on Tuesday and it is hoped to make around £40,000, the same amount as last year.

The event at Park Resorts, Lower Hyde, is attracting hundreds of bargain hunters and £9,000 was raised on its opening day.

Organiser Mike Jones said: "We raised a record £47,000 last year so anywhere near that will be a bonus."

Items on sale include furniture, books and clothes and all proceeds will go towards local and national charities.

The big sale is open daily — except on Sunday and Monday — from 10am to 4pm.

There will be a late opening until 8pm on Wednesday and the sale will finish at 1pm next Saturday, January 26.

Reporter: abbyr@iwcpmail.co.uk

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