July Newsletter 2012
At long last, we are having some nice weather! Hope you have all been enjoying the sunshine.
Sadly, our dear friend Sheila Bennett died last Friday. Her funeral has been arranged to take place on Friday 3rd August, 1.45pm at St George The Martyr, with a committal after at South Essex Crematorium. Her son Tim will be having refreshments afterwards at Tipps Cross Remembrance Hall, if anyone would like to help with tea/coffee please let us know. We would also like to know how many of you will be coming along so that the catering can be adjusted as necessary. If you would like to make a donation in lieu of flowers in memory of Sheila, donations are invited for Cancer Research UK or Alzheimer’s Society, c/o Bennetts Funeral Directors, 2 High Street, Billericay, Essex, CM12 9BQ. There will be a collection at our next meeting as well.
Papworth Trust Talk
Papworth Trust are coming to talk to us on the 12th September between 1.20pm and 2pm. The young lady coming along to talk to us is Lindsey and the trust offers handymen, etc., at a reduced cost to pensioners. This is something most of us would be interested in.
Barnards Farm, West Horndon
This is booked for Thursday 16th August. We will meet at Barnards Farm for 1.30pm. This is self drive, we can drive some of you from Brentwood, and if you would be prepared to drive and offer some of the other group members a lift, please let us know.
Thorndon Memory Walk
Thorndon Memory Walk with Alzheimer’s Society, 30th September. A one mile walk with a treasure hunt and a 9k walk. Registration is at 10am and the walks start at 11am. There will be other activities too.
Brentwood Museum closes at the end of October for the winter and if we do a self drive outing, maybe we can include afternoon tea at Marygreen Manor. Please let us know if you are interested in this and Jane will book a date.
Driving Miss Daisy
We have also provisionally booked 20 seats for Driving Miss Daisy at the Palace Theatre, Westcliff for the matinee performance on Thursday 29th November at 2.30pm. The seats are situated upstairs so please be aware of this. For senior citizens the cost is £17.50 or £19.50, plus travel. If you are interested in going please let us know asap as this has to be paid in full by the 29th October.
NEXT MEETING IS WEDNESDAY AUGUST 8TH
Jane, Janet & Lu xxx
Please call Jane on 07808 470305 or Lu on 07515 999687