Two members of Algarve Croquet Club (ACC) have raised over €2,000 for the local Bombeiros, with more donations still being made!
Stephanie Shreeve and Dusan Turcer completed a gruelling 24-hour overnight croquet session, with all funds raised helping to buy much needed equipment and clothing for the Bombeiros.
Organiser and ACC Club Secretary Stephanie Shreeve said 'We set ourselves a target of €1,500 so we're delighted to have exceeded that and grateful to everyone who cheered us on and donated, either on the day itself or via our website. It's a great way of showing our appreciation for the tremendous work of the Bombeiros. Dusan said, 'It was exhausting but fun and it was pleasing to be joined by so many players and well-wishers. We even had local firefighters with us, showing their support."
Do you want to show your support for the Bombeiros? It's still not too late to donate via https://donorbox.org/24-hours-croquet-marathon
Anyone interested in becoming a member of ACC - now based at Benamor Golf Club near Tavira - should contact Membership Secretary, Trevor Morgan at email@example.com.