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We were invited along to an afternoon tea where we took residents from Churchfields dementia care home, the tea was organised by Nottingham city homes to celebrate national older persons day, the residents really enjoyed themselves singing along to all the old songs of years gone by
Deputy store manager John and community colleague Angie went to Churchfields care home Radford to donate raffle prizes to their summer fair on 12th September 2015 all funds raised will go towards activities for the residents.
Community colleague angie has just started supporting a local church group EZRA that put on free activities for ladies in the community, the store received a letter to see if we could help as funds were very tight and possibly the group would have to close. Once a month angie pops along with refreshments for the group all activities are free without ASDA's support this group would not be able to continue being free women are taught basic knitting, sewing, crochet, blanket making, cooking, in the pictures you can See the ladies sewing
During the school holidays community colleague Angie went along to the bridge community centre school holiday club where she delivered a fruit tasting session to the children, they went around the world tasting different fruits from different country's the children were quite amazed at how far our fruit travels to the UK.
We cleaned up Kirkstead park in Radford ready for picnic in the park where local residents get together for a community event
ASDA store manager Lyndsey has been out to St Paul's church Radford soup kitchen. Lyndsey spent the morning washing up and meeting the people who use this facility, this kitchen is open to anyone wanting a hot meal Mon - Fri the kitchen has been running from the church for the past 6 years and has served 34.000 meals to date
Community colleague angie went along to give a helping hand at the local community centre where every Wednesday a free meal will be cooked and served to people in need this is a great way of bringing everyone together on the first day the meal was cooked over 60 people turned up
ASDA community colleague took residents from Churchfields care home to an afternoon tea dance at Ambleside school, music and entertainment was by dazzle dazzle singing songs from the war it was a fantastic atmosphere and the residents really enjoyed themselves