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Mayors Charity brings welcome donation to Wingletang

Staff at Wingletang near Tavistock, Devon; were thrilled when they  found out they  were the chosen as the Mayors Charity for 2016/2017 by Mayor John Sheldon, and attended a lavish civic dinner in March, where Niki and three members of staff joined the Mayor and Mayoress for a very enjoyable evening.

Mayors Charity

Niki and Alan Ging, joint Centre Managers, were  joined at the Wingletang Companion Dog Show on the 11th June by both the Mayor who  had chosen them as his charity, and the new Mayor Cllr Jeff Moody as they were presented with a cheque for £1000.

At MGAR we receive no government funding and donations like this are really important for us to be able to continue the work we due rescuing, caring for, rehoming and supporting  around 1200 animals every year.

Wingletang Mayors charity presentation

From left to right 

Alan Ging, Joint Centre Manager at Wingletang, Cllr Jeff Moody, the current mayor, Cllr John Sheldon the outgoing Mayor and Mrs Maggie Sheldon, Niki Ging Joint Centre Manager

Niki Ging said "It was a real honour to be chosen to be the Mayors Charity beneficiary, and we would like to thank Cllr John Sheldon and his wife Maggie for supporting us".

Niki went on to say, "Even though Cllr Sheldon has now moved to Dorset, he still supports MGAR and boards his cat, Skye at Church Knowle,so we still get the chance to catch up."