PAIGNTON Royal British Legion has welcomed Karen Taylor as its new poppy appeal organiser.
The committee member, who had a nephew serving in the forces, takes over from Major Ron Goodwin.
Major Goodwin has been the organiser for four years and has helped raise £105,000 thanks to dedicated volunteers.
The branch meets by kind permission at the Paignton Conservative Club on the first Wednesday of every month at 7.30pm.
The Poppy Appeal will be launched at St Andrew's Church, Sands Road, on Friday October 26.
Karen can be contacted on 01803 842216 or 07793 754912.