£45,000 reasons to be happy for York's former Lord Mayor
4:46pm 5th July 2011
The Lord Mayor of York for 2010-2011 Susan Galloway, who completed her term of
office in May, announced today that a staggering £45,000 has been raised for her two
For the last 12 months, a voluntary committee have organised and run
numerous events to fundraise for national campaigning charity British Heart Foundation,
and local mental health charity, Our Celebration.
Looking back on the year Sue Galloway remarked:
“My year as The Rt. Hon. Lord Mayor of York was a once in a lifetime opportunity for me, and the rest of the Civic
Party, the Lady Mayoress Lorraine Meehan, the Sheriff Richard Watson and Sheriff’s Lady Linda Watson, to be able to raise funds for charity in general and to raise the profile and funds for our chosen charities, the British Heart Foundation and Our Celebration.
"Without the support of the residents of York this magnificent sum would not have been possible and we are truly grateful to them.”
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