Alton Webteam: April 2016
Alton All Saints Hard of Hearing Group
(All meetings in All Saints church Hall)
Tuesday 3rd May — Lip Reading with Maggie Short, Tutor ATLA, starting at 230pm. This is of invaluable assistance aiding in communication if you have a hearing loss. Why not come along and give it a try? You will be most welcome!
Tuesday 17th May — Drop-In , meet up with friends and catch up over a cup of tea. It is also the venue for Knitters Anonymous who knit for local and national charities. 2pm
Tuesday 24th May — Helen Jesty (Anna Chaplain for the Elderly) has been researching the history of the Kneelers in All Saints church. Come along to hear her findings at what is bound to be a very interesting afternoon. 2pm
REMINDER — the deafPlus van with equipment and advice for the hard of hearing will be parked in the High Street outside Marks and Spencer's on Tuesday 24th May from 10.30am. A volunteer from Open Sight for the visually impaired will also be there
The recent 17th Birthday Afternoon of the Group attracted many friends and visitors.
With invited guests including Pam Jones, Alton Town Mayor, Helen Jesty, Anna Chaplain, Pam Bradford, long time friend and supporter of the group, Graham and Geoff, the men in the deafPlus van and the Reverend David Hinks plus Debbie Thompson, Anna Chaplain and Honorary President of the Group those present enjoyed catching up with the recent news from the all their special visitors. The Birthday cake was cut by Debbie, the Town Mayor and Helen, then shared amongst the members. A Raffle with lots of brightly coloured Easter Eggs, chocolates and beautiful spring flowers sent many lucky winners home happily. Everyone left with smiles on their faces from the entertaining jokes at the end of the afternoon, from Mike — the resident comedian! It was indeed a very enjoyable meeting
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