Rugby Guide Dogs branch spreads the word

The recent Guide Dogs collection in the Clock Towers. NNL-170216-123212001
The recent Guide Dogs collection in the Clock Towers. NNL-170216-123212001
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Volunteers from the Rugby branch of Guide Dogs helped with a collection in the Clock Towers shopping centre last month which raised £388.33.

Becky Mackintosh, a puppywalker and branch treasurer, said: “This was a fantastic amount of money to collect and we would like to thank everyone for their generosity.

“Lots of people wanted to know more about the charity, as well as wanting to cuddle the puppies and dogs that were there. We would also like to thank the Clock Towers for supporting us as its charity of the year.”

Pictured on the left is Anne Marie Heenan with eight-month-old guide dog puppy Yuri and on the right is Suzanne Poulton with Kay, seven months. Further collections will be held at Rugby Railway Station tomorrow, March 2, from 4-7.30pm, and on Saturday, April 1, at Asda in Rugby.

The group is always looking for more volunteers to help with fundraising. Contact Sue Webb by emailing: geoffreyparfour@yahoo.co.uk