Young At Heart Unity Club http://www.gosportyoungatheart.org.uk Young At Heart Unity Club News en-gb Sun, 24 Apr 2011 01:21:20 GMT Helping the Rowans HospiceMon, 29 Aug 2011 19:43:23 GMT http://www.gosportyoungatheart.org.uk/news/helping-the-rowans-hospice.aspxA representative visited from the Rowans Hospice and a donation was made to their charity.> <p>In June 2011 Leslie Woodcock, from the Rowans Hospice, came to our Friday<br /> meeting. She talked to us about the work they are doing in order to improve<br /> and progress the help they can give to people. We were able to present<br /> her with a cheque for £150. This is money was raise by the club members<br /> in our 'small change' jar over the previous year. We have had previous<br /> talks about their work and were delighted to be brought up to date with the<br /> improvements they have made to peoples lives and the improvements they<br /> are hoping to be able to offer.</p> The Mayor and Mayoress Visit the ClubMon, 29 Aug 2011 19:43:20 GMT http://www.gosportyoungatheart.org.uk/news/the-mayor-and-mayoress-visit-the-club.aspxLocal politicians visit and give well-deserved certificates to our members.> <p>We are very fortunate to have a strong band of willing helpers who help to<br /> run our club. This includes help with setting up the room before people arrive<br /> and tidying away at the end of the afternoon, making cups of tea and taking<br /> biscuits round and washing it all up afterwards. Some people organise the<br /> entertainment and day trips out, collect the money for the afternoon, sell raffle<br /> tickets, take lottery and trip money. There are a hundred and one other things<br /> which might need doing, all undertaken eagerly and efficiently.<br /> <br /> Gosport Voluntary Action awards certificates to volunteers who have been<br /> helping in this way. The mayor and mayoress came to our club to award<br /> certificates to ten of our members:-<br /> <br /> Philip Francis, Lily Mitchell and Eddie Baron were awarded one year<br /> certificates.<br /> <br /> Ron Doherty, Pat Barnett and Brian Barnett were awarded five year<br /> certificates.<br /> <br /> Heather Francis and Noelle Doherty were awarded ten year certificates.<br /> <br /> Dora Roger and John Rogers were awarded life-time awards.<br /> <br /> The mayor and mayoress spent time talking tomembers after the awards were<br /> handed out.</p> New Website LaunchedMon, 29 Aug 2011 19:43:17 GMT http://www.gosportyoungatheart.org.uk/news/new-website-launched.aspxThe charity had it's first website launched.> <p>The Young at Heart Unity club had it first website completed recently.&nbsp; It was done by volunteer Michael Webb of Southampton.&nbsp; Heather Francis of the charity worked with Michael in producing it.&nbsp; Michael works full-time for Capita in Southampton and did the website in his free time.</p> More news...