Christmas and New Year are well over, January has flown by and we are already into February, and talking about the next events to come, and this year we are trying a few new ideas.
We had our usual marquee at Residents’ Day in the Plaza España earlier this month and on a boiling hot day we enjoyed meeting lots of people at our tombola stall.
On Friday 8th November we held our Poppy Ball at the Caves restaurant in Nerja on a beautiful evening which was surprisingly warm for the time of year and we were able to enjoy the sunset while enjoying canapés and drinks, before going in to the ballroom.
Remember – On 8th November the branch is holding its annual Poppy Ball at the Nerja Caves restaurant.
The Royal British Legion; who and where they are and how to contact them.
When I looked around the Plaza de España on Sunday at the many and varied stalls, I couldn’t help but be impressed by the organisation and effort that must go into Residents Day. There were stalls for charities, newspapers, golf societies, clubs and many many more. The RBL Nerja branch had a tombola stall with…
Recently it was announced that a long-overdue medal is going to be awarded to the men who served with the North Atlantic Convoy.
With Remembrance Day approaching, preparations are well underway for the distribution of Poppy Collection Boxes to our regular supporters. If there are any other shops, bars or restaurants who would like a Poppy Box please contact our Poppy Appeal Co-Ordinator, Dorothy Allen on 95252 8324.
The Nerja Branch greatly appreciate the generous support shown by the management and clients of the bars and restaurants in Nerja.
On Wednesday 14th March our Branch Treasurer, Dave Graves, completed a marathon sponsored walk on behalf of the RBL Poppy Appeal. His route covered just over 30 kilometres of mountainous terrain, starting at Venta de Palma (700m) (Cómpeta), up to Puerto Collado,(890 m) then further up behind the fire watch station, reaching a height of 1164m – considerably higher than Mount Snowdon in Wales!