NEWSLETTER DECEMBER 2020
Hello everyone, and welcome to the December newsletter. Unfortunately, due to the Coronavirus pandemic, December’s meeting and the afternoon club have also had to be cancelled. Hopefully things can start to get back to normal in 2021.
Looking forward to when meetings can resume the first trip will be to Bury Market.
We are pleased to advise you that we have managed to book an alternative weekend at The Bond Hotel, Blackpool from 19 March 2021 to 22 March 2021. Members who had previously cancelled the Christmas break will be contacted to see if they wish to attend the new dates.
The hotel will be solely occupied by us, so if there is anyone else wishing to go, please contact Dianne Ryder on 01928 573801 to discuss and also arrange to make full payment to Barry which can be done through bank transfer with the details shown under Summer Holiday The cost for the whole holiday remains at £99 for 3 nights’ accommodation, bed, breakfast and evening meal, including evening entertainment. For those wishing to travel there independently, the hotel has 23 car parking spaces.
Summer Holiday 2021
11th June 2021
The holiday must be paid in full by the end of March
We would assure everyone that this venue is covered by free COVID-19 – 19 insurance protection, and that Anthony’s Travel are taking all necessary precautions for travel arrangements. If anyone wishes to see if there are any available spaces please contact Dianne Ryder on 01928 573801, she will be happy to make enquiries for you.
Any cheques for holidays to Barry. Could you please ensure that the PAYEE is clearly marked as:
Let’s Go Stroke Club.
Payments can also be made into the following bank account:
Sort Code 60-19-24
Account No. 43542581
Please put your name and purpose of payment in the Ref Field .
Single Person Holiday Supplements
The Committee has unanimously agreed to fund the whole cost of any future single person supplements, to enable everyone to be able to enjoy our planned holidays without facing extra costs.
06th Lilian Murphy
16th Dianne Ryder
01st Sylvia Attwood
2nd Sheila Wilson
03rd Sylvia Heap
03rd Carol Crosbie
07th Mike Duncan
14th Ann Leicester
17th Barry Heap
20th Carole Bryant
21st Gwen Upton
23rd Molly Daly
31st Betty Mitchell
If anyone’s name is missing from the list, please see me to update the records.
Just a reminder to all members, that we have a website and facebook page so feel free to visit these sites and comment on any of the articles
If you would like anything going onto the website or facebook for example, photographs or reviews on any of the club events, feel free to send them to me, David Ryder, at the following email address:
Virtual Club Meeting
Following recent enquiries by a club member, we are currently investigating the possibility of arranging a virtual club meeting via the internet for those members, friends and family who have internet access. We have come up with a way this can be organised but I would need an email address so I can send out the invite to the meeting.
Anyone who would be interested in this can you please send David Ryder your email address to firstname.lastname@example.org so we can try to organise this online event.
Teresa Cook, Sandra Byrne and Rose Cook still keep in touch with our members every week by phone to check on their wellbeing, and if there are any issue’s they require support with, and also by the monthly newsletters.
Hidden Disability Cards
Sandra Byrne has purchased some hidden disability cards for members who require proof that they are unable to wear facemasks. Please contact Sandra on 01928 580887 if you would like one.
Ray & Pat Cosgrove
Roy and Pat’s spring flowering tubs are proving to be great value. They are on sale to members and their families and friends for £20 each, with £5 being donated to club funds. If anyone would like to purchase one, please ring Roy or Pat on 0151 424 1829 to make arrangements. If any member who purchase these tubs would like to provide a photo for the newsletter once they are in flower please send to email@example.com
Club Membership 2021
It has been agreed that all existing members will receive free club membership for 2021. Also, the 2021 calendar will be delivered by the committee members before the new year.
If anyone has any photos they would like on the newsletter please forward to firstname.lastname@example.org
Enid Manley-Cooke has sadly passed away. A condolence card has been sent to her daughter together with a donation from the Club to British Heart Foundation.
Rose Cook has secured a deal with York Street Café for a 2- course festive meal for all members who wish to be included. Delivery will be organised in Runcorn by York Street Café and in Widnes by Barry Heap. This will take place on the afternoon of 16th December. Members who do NOT want to be included please contact ROSE COOK on 01928 57755 or 07716 639593
The Committee would like to wish everyone a Merry and Safe Christmas and A Happy New Year.