Christmas treat for local veterans
Local veterans are invited to join Weymouth Town Council at a special annual Christmas treat of tasty mince pies and Christmas cake as part of the town’s December Veterans’ Rendezvous.
The event will be held on Wednesday 11 December from 10am to 12pm in the Weymouth RAFA Club in Maiden Street.
The traditional festive bakes of Christmas cake and mince pies have again kindly been donated by local bakers, Dorset Cake Co.
They will be delivered to the Veterans Rendezvous and presented along with festive greetings from the Mayor of Weymouth Town Council Cllr Graham Winter at 11am.
Mayor of Weymouth Town Council, Cllr Graham Winter, said: “With the Town Council having particularly strong links with the local armed services associations and members it gives me a special pleasure to enjoy some festive cheer with our marvellous veterans.”
“I’d like to thank all of our veterans and volunteers for their wonderful support at this year’s Armed Forces Day Celebrations and a number of civic and town council civic events hosted throughout the year.”
“I would also like to express my gratitude to Dorset Cake Co. for supplying the Christmas delights for the veterans once again this year, recognising over 20 years of support.”
Paul and Shaun Walden, joint Company Directors of Dorset Cake Co. said: “We are proud to be supplying our veterans with Christmas treats fresh from our local bakery. Dorset Cake Co. are proud to support the veterans’ in any way we can.”
The 2020 Weymouth and Portland Armed Forces Day Celebrations will take place between Saturday 20 and Sunday 21 June.