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SWAY WOMENS INSTITUTE 

On Thursday 8th March Chairman Jacqui England accompanied by Treasurer David Sayers attended a meeting of Sway WI. We were delighted to be told that the CT Scanner Appeal will become their chosen Charity for the year. Chairman Jacqui gave a informative talk to all the members explaining the history of the Hospital, League of Friends and the reasons why the CT Scanner is important to the Hospital.

VOLUNTEERS LUNCH AT WALHAMPTON ARMS LYMINGTON

On Friday 19January 2018 the Trustees hosted a two course Carvery Lunch with coffee at the Walhampton Arms to thank all the Volunteers for all the wonderful work they do on behalf of The League of Friends. 94 volunteers attended and a good time was had by all with special thanks to the staff of the Walhampton Arms for providing a excellent meal.

During the event a free Raffle was held and the winner was Aisha Waterhouse seen below receiving the prize from Chairman Jacqui England

 

DAWN RAISING MONEY FOR THE CT SCANNER APPEAL

Dawn  is the first person you see on Main Reception as you enter Lymington Hospital. Dawn Hadley and her colleagues Trudie Dyke, Fae Wells and Wendy Coleman have so far raised over £1000 towards the CT Scanner Appeal by selling Toys, Jewellery and other donated items. If you have any unwanted gifts give them to Dawn or her colleagues who will sell them to raise money for the new CT Scanner Appeal. On behalf of the League of Friends thanks for your wonderful effort.

HOME MADE CAKE AND SWEET SALE

The Forest Assessment Centre consisting of Claire Butters, Gerri Salmon, Kat Taylor, Ali Taylor, Rhion Mutch, Sam Cross and Ruth Kirby based in Lymington Hospital have raised £207 towards the CT Scanner Appeal by selling home made cakes and sweets. In the picture from left to right are Gerri Salmon, Ali Taylor, Sam Cross and Ruth Kirby. On behalf of the League of Friends thanks for your wonderful effort.

ST THOMAS XMAS TREE FESTIVAL

This year along with approximately 60 other organizations we donated a Christmas Tree to the annual St Thomas Christmas Tree Festival. The picture shows our tree with two volunteers Irene Gittins and Pat Harris who helped decorate it.

SUE GRIGGS LEAVING PARTY

Sue Griggs (holding the flowers) received a surprise leaving party after 49 years with the NHS and Lymington Hospital. The League of Friends were represented by Chairman Jacqui England, Volunteer Service Manager Ian Hynd, Treasurer David Sayers and Trustee John Woodhead. Jacqui on behalf of the League of Friends presented Sue with some Flowers , a silver bracelet and some Gift Vouchers.

CHRISTMAS PRESENTS FOR THE PATIENTS

Every year The League of Friends purchase some presents for the patients who unfortunately are in Lymington Hospital on Christmas Day. The picture above shows John Woodhead Trustee,  Volunteer Ann Hill and Chairman Jacqui England with some of the presents that have just been wrapped in time for the big day.

 

EVENTS

This year’s Flag Day on the 3rd June raised £660. Thank you to all who supported us on the day.

For the first time we had a stall at The Rotary Summer Spectacular at Woodside Park  on Sunday 6th August. We collected £203 and started out appeal for a new CT Scanner.

If you are able to assist at the Hospital as a volunteer please speak to Ian in the Office, telephone him on 01590 663036, or email ian.lof@btconnect.com .