Christmas Fayre makes £185 for Alzheimer’s Charity

The village hall’s second Christmas Fayre on Saturday 16th November was a success.

It made a total of £370, half of which…. £185 ….has gone to Alzheimer’s Research UK. The other half is for village hall funds.

A range of stalls had a variety of products for sale as Christmas presents The Village Hall Chair, Melanie Clarke, said afterwards: “Considering the concern about flooded roads in Worcestershire that weekend, we were so pleased that people came along to support us.”

Quiz Night

That a fabulous night! Congratulations to Sarah Dykes for devising and presenting such an entertaining quiz.

Congratulations , too, to the winning team..”The Generation Game” ..comprising members of the McVeigh family from Goom’s Hill, attending their first Quiz Night since arriving in the Abbots Morton Community and Denis and Mary Locke.

Commiserations to the Radford Ravers who again took the wooden spoon.

The evening raised £260…shared evenly between the Acorns Children Hospice in Worcester and the village hall funds. Many, many thanks to Hillers Farm Shop for their generous donation of cheese for the Ploughman’s meal.

(Above) The victorious “Generation Game ” team. (l to r) Simon , Aisling, Conor and Stephanie McVeigh. Quizmistress Sarah Dykes, and Mary and Denis Locke

Tea for Tinnitus

Thank you to everyone who came to our Tea for Tinnitus drop-in on Saturday 21st September 2019.

We raised a total of £207 with £104 going to the British Tinnitus Association and £103 going to village hall funds.

It was great to see so many new faces enjoying the teas, coffees, Lashford sausage and bacon sandwiches and the tombola.

Two American tourists were among those enjoying the atmosphere of a traditional English village hall event, Sue Mullins from Louisville and Jackie Barnes from Wichita, were both staying with relatives and friends in Broom, in Warwickshire.

One of the visitors Jackie Barnes, said afterwards: “Thank you for welcoming us with such warmth . We had a wonderful time experiencing an English fundraising event and for such a good cause”.

Picture caption: (l to r) Sue Mullins, Jeff Berliner, Kath Robinson and Jackie Barnes at the Tea for Tinnitus brunch with Jayne Smith at the tombola table.

It is estimated that 1 in 10 people suffer from Tinnitus which can range from ringing in the ears to whistling, buzzing and crackling or endless variations of sounds in the head.
The British Tinnitus Association funds research and gives advice to those who suffer.

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