Young fundraisers Ocea-Lily Jarvis and Hannah Bragg presented £170 to the Spalding branch of Parkinsons UK at their annual meeting at Pinchbeck Village Hall on Thursday.
The girls had raised the money with a Christmas fair at the hall, where they also made funds for Brain Tumour Charity and Men v Cancer at St Joseph’s Hospice.
After business was conducted, members heard speeches from long-term president John Hayes MP and area development officer David Swindells.
Mr Hayes enjoyed the opportunity to chat to and catch up with members.
Mr Swindells talked about Parkinsons a new strategy for the next five years to enable ufferers of the condition to have access to five key links.
The branch currently has 157 members and there is always a warm welcome for new people. They meet every third Thursday of the month at Pinchbeck Village Hall, from 10.30am to 12.30pm.
Parkinson’s is a progressive neurological condition effecting 127,000 people in the UK – about one in every 500.. There is currently no cure. Main symptoms are tremor, rigidity and slowness of movement.