HOPE AGAINST CANCER - Christmas lunch held on Sunday 24th November 2019 at the Community Centre raised £800.00 which is brilliant. Many thanks to all of you that came to the lunch, donated raffle prizes, made delicious desserts and the generous additional donations.
Sally Cluley and Team
Community Centre Friends
A number of people in the village have offered to occasionally help with activities at the Community Centre.
We are now setting up a system of being able to make requests for help for specific activities as they arise.
e.g. setting up before an event, helping during an event with refreshments, tidying away after an event, occasionally helping to tidy up the grounds, helping to run an event, etc.
When an occasion arises where help is required, a message will be sent out by either WhatsApp or e-mail.
The intention is that people will only respond if they want to help with this specific activity and there will be absolutely no pressure to do so. If you do not want to help just ignore the message.
If you are willing to be added to the list of potential helpers, please e-
mail firstname.lastname@example.org, with your name, mobile telephone number, e-mail address and your permission for the Community Centre to communi- cate with you as above.
We have a great community spirit in Greetham. Please help us to keep it going.
David Hodson 01572 813 902 email@example.com
Greetham Women’s Institute January 2019: 28 members and 5 guests were present at our January Meeting, with apologies for absence from Pat Ken- worthy, Estelle, Cathy and Janet Bianchi. There were birthday posies for Alison Kirby, Cathy, Janet Bianchi, Jayne, Pat Kenworthy and Lesley. Tea hostesses were Billie and Chris Parkin. Carol Fairbairn gave a talk “A Pas- sion for India”. She described a three week holiday visiting many amazing places starting at the city of Amritsar with its glorious Golden Temple and the tragic site of the Jullianwala Bagh massacre. Other places included the world famous Taj Mahal and Shimla, described in its heyday as the “Summer Capital of British India”. Her visit ended with the Ranthambore Na- tional Park where she was able to see wild tigers. The talk was accompa- nied by fascinating photographs, not only of the famous places but also of typical Indian street scenes, including the many forms of transport in use, from camels to little puttputts - used as anything from school buses to farm machinery. The talk gave us a wonderful insight into what was clearly an amazing holiday. Next month’s meeting will be on 11th February, when Katie Crowe will give us advice on “Wardrobe Detox”.
New Year Day’s Walk
Eighty-eight persons and twenty-one dogs completed the New Year’s Day walk in what were excellent walking conditions. We started with the custom- ary mulled wine and hot Chocolate at the Wheatsheaf and ended with hot bacon butties at the Plough,washed down of course by some excellent beer, lager and wine.
Many thanks to all who attended in this, our 19th year and special thanks to Karen and Mark and Carol and Scott for the fabulous refreshments.
What fun! Thank you to all our hosts, and visitors
through out December. Bringing people together and enjoying such a wonderful new idea to Greeth- am. We raised £407.00 for St Mary’s Church and brought many people together across our wonder- ful village.
Pauline and Gillian.