Mayor of Louth presents charity cash to good causes

Mayor Andrew Leonard with Alan Mumby from the Zero Degrees Festival. EMN-150503-130140001
Mayor Andrew Leonard with Alan Mumby from the Zero Degrees Festival. EMN-150503-130140001
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As part of his civic duties, Mayor Andrew Leonard has given money from his charity fund to good causes in Louth.

The Mayor gave £500 from his charity fund to Alan Mumby, representing the Zero Degrees festival in Louth. The donation will ensure the continuation of the event, and this year’s programme is expected to be even more diverse than before.

Mayor Andrew Leonard presents a �650 cheque from his charity fund to the Louth Salvation Army. EMN-150503-130153001

Mayor Andrew Leonard presents a �650 cheque from his charity fund to the Louth Salvation Army. EMN-150503-130153001

Alan Mumby said: “Over the years it has been running, tens of thousands of Louth residents and visitors have been treated to a varied program of music and comedy. This generous donation from the Mayor will keep that benefit to Louth going.”

Mayor Leonard said: “The highlight of these events last year was for me the fantastic musical extravaganza, in the in the packed market square, with live music and retro stalls and entertainment.

“This provides an excellent entertaining addition to the community in which we live.”

The Mayor also gave £650 of his charity money to Louth Salvation Army for a new freezer at the Church Street site.

The Salvation Army in Louth benefits the wider community and I am delighted that providing this will ensure the long term future of the catering operation in the town.

Mayor of Louth, Andrew Leonard

Mr Bernard Snook from the Salvation Army said: “The kitchen at the Louth branch had undergone some recent updates, and this covered one of the major bits of equipment needed”

Mayor Leonard added: “The Salvation Army in Louth benefits the wider community and I am delighted that providing this will ensure the long term future of the catering operation in the town.”