The Mayor was pleased to attend and open the 9th Birthday event held recently on 23rd July at West Maldon of the charity H.E.L.P (Hope and Encouragement for Lone Parents). On a gloriously sunny day a host of fun events took place for children and adults through the efforts of Lydia Bastock and users of the charity. Over £600 was raised on the day towards supporting activities.
On 22nd July, a Rotary Quiz took place at the Town Hall, Maldon with over 70 eager minds doing battle against the quiz master Mark Heard. During the event the President of the Maldon Rotary presented the Mayor, Cllr Richard Miller with a £100 donation to his charities which was thankfully received.
It was a great pleasure to be invited to give a speech on the achievements of the students who received awards at the presentation evening on 13th July. The efforts were recognised through a range of awards, not least being the presentation of the Mayors award for service within the school community. This going to Harry Clack for his overall support of various aspects of school life and positive role model to other students.
On 10th July, at the invitation of Cllr Ron Pratt of Burnham, The Mayor attended the Burnham Baptist church for a celebratory service followed by a delightful dinner at the Royal Corinthian Yacht Club. Particularly pleasing was the presence of the Burnham on Crouch Air Training Corps in good numbers at the service – Cllr Miller being the former Commanding Officer of the Detachment.
Wonderful day on the Hythe with the Sea Change Sailing Trust members, Trustees, members from MDC, Maldon Sea Cadets and well wishers celebrating to Blue Mermaid Sailing Barge coming to its' home port.