Alton Webteam: October 2016
All meetings take place in All Saints Church Hall
Tuesday 1st November — Lip Reading with Tutor Kay Murray, 2.30pm
Tuesday 8th November — Afternoon Beetle Drive, 2.30pm — see below**
Tuesday 15th November — Drop-In Afternoon with Knitters Anon, crib and a
catch up on all the news over a cup of tea, 2pm
Tuesday 22nd November — A Safety Talk from Steve May from the local Fire
Also on Tuesday morning (22nd) the deafPlus unit will be parked in the High
Street, outside Marks & Spencer's. Graham will be available with advice on
equipment and hearing related matters. A representative from Open Sight is
also on-board advise those with sight impairments.
**The group will be holding an Afternoon Beetle Drive to raise funds for the
Children in Need Appeal
Tuesday 8th November 2.30pm in All Saints church Hall
£5 entry to include a Raffle Ticket and light refreshments
Please come with your friends and support this one-off fun afternoon.
A date for December- The Annual Christmas Carol Service led by the Hants &
Team for the Hard of Hearing I. O. W. (Maggie, Kay and John,) followed by
light refreshments, will be in All Saints church on Saturday 1st December,
2.30pm. All welcome!
The Anna Chaplain Coffee Morning, which is becoming an annual event, was
held in October and very well supported by members and friends. Thanks to
everyone's generosity the morning was a great success raising £455.20
towards the Anna Chaplain Funds. Both Debbie and Helen were able to be there
catching up with members and making new friends. Many thanks to you all for
coming and for the generous donations.
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