Posted: Fri 25th Mar 2016

Froncysyllte Celebrates WAA’s 15th Birthday!

news.wales / newyddion.cymru
This article is old - Published: Friday, Mar 25th, 2016

A village in Wrexham marked 15 years of Wales Air Ambulance flying over the country by hosting a birthday party in honour of the charity. ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

Residents of Froncysyllte gathered at the village’s community centre to celebrate WAA’s 15th birthday, enjoying homemade cakes, a tombola and a raffle. ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

WAA volunteer Janet Norman sold beautiful handcrafted cakes at the event in March, raising funds for the Welsh helicopter charity. ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

The Mayor of Wrexham, Cllr Barbara Roxburgh, came along to the event and cut the WAA birthday cake. ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

The Big Birthday Bash Weekend raised £562 for Wales Air Ambulance for their birthday. ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

Alyson Winn, Wales Air Ambulance Community Coordinator, said: “Having the support of people across Wales is the best birthday present WAA could ask for. ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

“We have been flying for 15 years, and that has only been possible through kind donations and the support from the people of Wales. ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

“We would like to say a huge thank you to everyone who organised and attended the Big Birthday Bash Weekend for their amazing support!” ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​



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