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Dementia Friends: May/June 2015 update, events and activities!

Dear Friends,

Thank you for your support for making Portswood dementia friendly. We are planning to launch the dementia friendly work during the Open Garden on Saturday 16th May with Councillor Linda Norris attending. This is to update you with actions during dementia awareness week and to ask you to share this with a friend who may be interested in becoming a dementia friend.

Forthcoming Dementia Friends Information sessions:

– Sunday May 3rd – St Denys Church community rooms 1230 to 1330 with refreshments and muffins
–  Saturday May 16th – 18 Grosvenor Road, 3pm to 4pm during open garden with live music and plant sale
–  Wednesday May 20th – 18 Grosvenor Road, 8pm to 9pm with refreshments

There are also two dementia friends sessions being held in Highfield Church Centre:

– Monday 18th May 2.30-3.30pm
– Tuesday 2nd June 7.30-8.30pm

Obviously both with refreshments!!

Events during Dementia Awareness week:

– Saturday May 16th 2pm to 5pm open garden in aid of  Alzheimer’s Society with live music and a variety of stalls including plants and cakes.  LAUNCH OF PORTSWOOD DEMENTIA ACTION GROUP

– Tuesday May 19th 1945 concert at Highfield Church Centre – acapella singing and refreshments

– Saturday May 23rd 1045 to 1245 stalls outside Waitrose and Sainsbury’s in Portswood.

Please share this with friends and neighbours.  I hope to see you at one/some of these events.

Please pray for fine weather on Saturday May 16th!

Best wishes,

Katherine Barbour