Alton Webteam: June 2015
Alton All Saints Hard of Hearing Group
(All meetings in the All Saints Church Hall)
Tuesday 7 July. Lip Reading with tutor Maggie Smith at 2.00pm
Tuesday 14 July. XTRA. Helen, Anna Chaplain for the Elderly, is coming to talk about 'Words of Wisdom' at 2.00pm. Please bring friends to help to make this a special afternoon.
Tuesday 21 July. Drop in for a chat and catch up with the news over a cuppa. Knitters welcome. 2.00pm
Tuesday 28 July. Find out all about Faberge with Mr Neiderhausen, plus a catch up on hearing related matters and a raffle. 2.00pm
Tuesday 28 July. The deafPlus mobile unit (with a member from the Sight Loss team also present) will be outside M & S in Alton High Street from 10.30am to midday/ They will provide advice and be able to demonstrate equipment.
Recently we were able to thank those who have been so helpful in the organisation of the group.
An afternoon was arranged at the Allen Gallery where those present enjoyed 'waitress' service of tea and cakes. Debbie, Anna Chaplain, was able to join the tea party acknowledging that the success of the group is due largely to those unsung heroes, the organisers, and to the welcoming atmosphere of the group.
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