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.
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.
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."