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Murkle Man Turns His Birthday Into Record Breaking Fund Raiser For Charities
Murkle
 man Colin Mackay decided to have a 40th Birthday party with a difference recently, where he asked for no presents, but people gave donations for a charity auction and raffle.   The party, which was held last month at the Weigh Inn, was attended by several hundred people, and raised a phenomenal 13575. The money was divided up between five local charities. MacMillan Cancer Relief, Leukemia Research, Riding for the Disabled Association, Enable and REACH all receiving an impressive 2715 each.

1: Liz MacIntosh, MacMillan Cancer Relief with Colin

2: Jimmy and Sheila Coghill (leukemia Research) with Colin

3: Willie (MBE) and Glynis Mackay (Enable) with Colin

4: Isobel MacGregor (L) and Pauline Coghill of REACH with Colin

5: Jessie Allan (L), former RDA member Tracey Mackenzie, and Monica Campbell with Colin