Happy New Year

We wish all our Phoenix members a happy and healthy New Year.

2019….a short review

We have have enjoyed another very busy year, attending our regular activity groups, visiting many new venues, including trips on the Manchester Ship Canal and a Christmas lunch on the Floating Grace at Liverpool Docks and a short break at Nidd Hall.

Our ZUMBA GOLD members gave our new instructor, Nikki, a warm welcome and we are enjoying learning many new routines and having so much fun, keeping fit.

Thanks to our new Group Leader, Jenny Bloor, the SINGLES LUNCHEON Group will continue. Thank you to our previous Group Leader, Shirley Philpots for all the luncheons she has organised for our single members in the past.

In October, we welcomed our new Committee Member, Tim Gray, who is also the Group Leader for the SHORT WALKS activity group.

In November, we experimented with a new venture. The film screening of the Andre Rieu Summer Concert by a local company, Reels on Wheels was a most enjoyable event.

The most recent event was the Christmas Concert by the Eric Newton Jazz band.

Our fundraising continued……..

In April, our Line Dancing Group arranged a very successful Afternoon Tea event and raised £575.40 for Midlands Air Ambulance.

In November our Bowlers raised £444.00 for Staffs Wildlife Trust at a Coffee Morning.

The highlight of the year was our 30th ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION Lunch at Brocton Hall Golf Club, with a cabaret by our lovely local entertainer, Lola Lamour.

Arnie & Lola

In December, many of our members enjoyed a talk by Lola (as Joanne Massey) about her love of vintage fashion.

In December, our Phoenix Group won the Social Wellbeing category of the COMMUNITY AWARDS 2019. For full details, please click on the following link: https://www.youtube.com/watch…

Members have many new outings to look forward to in 2020, including an indulgent afternoon tea at Wedgwood and a tour of the National Brewing Centre and Marston’s Brewery. Another short break has been arranged at Warners Littlecote House Hotel, Berkshire.

In December, our Phoenix Group won the Social Wellbeing category of the Community Awards 2019. For full details, please click on the following link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4jZGCHWEukY&feature=emb_title

Here’s to another year of FRIENDSHIP, FUN & FITNESS

Posted by / December 31, 2019
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