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NOVEMBER 2003

Hello everyone. In Roger's absence it's Eileen writing to you again this month.
LAST MEETING
With Roger and Marian away at the same time, their understudy of 14 years, Eileen, opened the meeting and introduced gardening expert Dennis Shaw as our speaker. He showed us a variety of slides of themed gardens, stately homes and water features. Being a member of the National Trust brings him much pleasure and he has visited many places in the UK. The evening finished with a lot of chatter amongst members and our usual raffle.
FUND RAISING
25.10.03. CHARITY CARD SALE/COMMUNICARE.
Card Sales totalled £298 80
28.10.03. RAFFLE/COMMUNICARE.
Members purchased tickets totalling £19.00
CARD SALES/WEBB IVORY CATALOGUE ORDERS.
Amount sold for October 2003 £185.23
07.11.03. CHRISTMAS CARD SALE/PINEWOOD RESIDENTIAL HOME.
Card sales totalled £221.00
Donations £14.00
Our thanks to Eileen Crabb & Joy Robbins for welcoming us to Pinewood again this year & to Nancy and her helpers for manning the stall.
07.11.03. BINGO/DEVIL'S HOLE.
81 supporters raised £155.10.
DIARY DATES
Friday 21st & Saturday 22nd November
5.00 - 9.00 PM (FRI)
10.00 AM - 5.00 PM (SAT)
Christmas card stall at the Living Legend in conjunction with the Jersey Craft Workers Christmas Fayre. Please display poster enclosed.
Thursday 27th November
6.00 - 9.00 PM
CHRISTMAS CARD STALL AT Quennevais School Christmas Fayre.
Friday 5th December
8.00 PM XMAS BINGO NIGHT/ DEVIL'S HOLE. Raffle prizes are always welcome for the Xmas bingo but this year Eileen would prefer small money donations (£2/£3/£5) towards the expenses for the night or to get lottery tickets for the lucky books.
Please phone her on 737128.
Saturday 13th December
10.00AM - 2.00PM
Christmas card stall at St. Mary's Community Centre.
Friday 2nd January 2004
8.00PM BINGO NIGHT/DEVIL'S HOLE.
Friday 16th January 2004
8.00PM BINGO NIGHT/ DEVIL'S HOLE.
 CHRISTMAS LUNCH
There are still a few seats available for the Christmas get together on the 7th December. Please phone Eileen now if you would like to join us.
CAROL SERVICE
We are delighted that the "Songsmiths" will be leading the singing and entertaining us with a variety of Christmas Music at St. Andrew's Church on Wednesday I0th. December 2003 @ 7.30pm. A retiring collection in aid of the Society will be made and mince pies, tea & coffee will be served afterwards. Please contact Nancy on 733867 if you can make some mince pies and please display the enclosed poster. Thank you.
SOCIAL GET T0GETHERS
Hopefully bowls on Tuesday the 2nd December and a whist drive on Friday 12th December, please phone Eileen for details.
NEXT MEETING
We next meet at Communicare on Tuesday 25th. November 2003 at 8pm. This will be a horse racing night organised by yours truly. Mince pies and mulled wine will be served as well as our usual tea & coffee See you there.

As we do not send a December newsletter, on behalf of the committee may I send you all our warmest greetings for Christmas and the New Year and on a personal note may I send you all my love and thanks for all the support you have given me during 2003
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