BARTON METHODIST CHURCH Thursday 13th September
At a meeting of the above organization a talk about the League of Friends was given by Jacqui England (Chair Person), David Sayers (Treasurer), Ian Hynd (Volunteer Service Manager and Sue Johnston giving the attendees Brief outline of what the League of Friends does and how in association with Southern Health it proposes to purchase a new CT Scanner , two new ultrasound machines and a new MRI Scanner. Barton Methodist Church has mad the League of Friends its Charity for the year.
ROTARY SUMER SPECTACULAR Sunday 5th August
What a wonderful event, weather perfect and lots of people and plenty to see and do for everyone. We were represented by some Volunteers and Trustees who ably organised by Ian manned a stall through some very sunny and warm conditions.
Many thanks to those who helped and also to the many visitors we had.
With the Tombola and Donations we raised £373.63 towards the CT Scanner Appeal
NHS 70th BIRTHDAY
The Lymington Hospital League of Friends decided to help the Staff of Lymington New Forest Hospital celebrate their Birthday in a unique and novel way. In this hot weather all staff were offered a free tub of New Forest Ice Cream. This was appreciated by all the staff and many thanks to New Forest Ice Cream for the generous discount and speedy delivery.
LYMINGTON ROTARY HEALTH DAY
On Saturday 28 April we were invited to have a presence at the above event. We would like to thank all those people who showed a interest in the work we are doing.
FREEMASONRY IN THE COMMUNITY
On Thursday 19 April 2018 Chairman Jacqui England, Volunteer Services Manager Ian Hynd and Treasurer David Sayers attended a Charitable Evening at the Lymington Masonic Hall to receive a cheque for £200. Over 40 Charities received a donation that evening. Many thanks to the generosity of the Freemasons.
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.
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 email@example.com .