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Christmas Lunch Saturday 1st December 2018

Events Posted on Sat, December 01, 2018 20:40:49

We held our Christmas Lunch and draw at the BAWA club on Southmead Road, Bristol.

This is one of our annual get-togethers rather than a fund raising event, it’s a chance to catch up with old friends and start the Christmas season properly.

The meal and service was first class and the staff at BAWA looked after us in their usual professional manner.

Thanks to donations we had some very nice prizes in the Christmas draw and the list of winners is below.

Patchwork Suede Holdall Nicky Hall
£20 Mall Voucher Sarah Bywater
Quality Street Dennis Norman
Meal for 2 at the Bird in the Hand Chris Cox
Aztec Hotel Spa Day Kevin Sheen
Bottle of White Wine Barbara Clouton
£20 Mall Voucher Sarah Brereton
Celebrations Elizabeth Stubbs
Christmas Hamper T Buston
Bottle of Jack Daniels Liam Marsh
Bottle of Gin Jane Counsell
Cider Debbie Nicholls
Preserves & Pickles Hamper Margaret Venn
Bottle of Red Wine Chris Beresford-Smith
Lego Stuart Law
Meal for 4 at the New Inn Amy Marsh
Bottle of Port John Ward
Fleece Blanket Pamela Harrington
Four Beers Lee Chalkley
Biscuits Elizabeth Stubbs
Lynx Set Corrina Gillman
Smellies Karen Fletcher
Celebrations Jo Noviss
Mulled Wine Jan Ashton
Drinking Chocolate & Mug Lesley Dufty
Xylophone Caterpillar Rosemary Webber
Christmas Apron Doris Fletcher
Style Lab Cosmetic Set Bud Dutton
Saltford Singers Tickets Mary Whittington
Trinket Box Sandra Dufty
Wheeled Holdall Barbara TG
1 Month Active Membership Heather Thomas
Pair of Elves Robin Thomas
Disc Golf Voucher for 4 Jason Dufty



Christmas Card Sale Saturday 17th November 2018

Events Posted on Sat, December 01, 2018 19:55:39

Heather and Debbie organised a Christmas Card Sale at Cabot Court. We were treated to hot drinks and mince pies and there was even a “Guess the weight of the cake” competition.

In all we managed to raise £73.10 for the Bristol branch of the Huntington’s Disease Association so well done to all those who helped.



Quiz Friday 6th November 2018

Events Posted on Sat, December 01, 2018 18:21:29

We held a quiz night at the Begbrook Social Club, on Frenchay Park Road in Stapleton, to raise funds for the Huntington’s Disease Association.

This was a new venue for us and the staff at the club were very helpful and made us feel welcome. As it was a charity event, the club provided the room free of charge which meant that what we raised that evening was all profit.

There was a bar and Pam provided some lovely rolls so we were all well looked after.

Teams paid a fee to enter the quiz and we also held a raffle to boost funds. The result on the night was a magnificent £338 that will go towards helping our families in and around Bristol.

Many thanks to all those who helped organise the event and also to our wonderful quiz master, Alan.

As we all know, it’s the taking part that matters but for those interested in the final scores…

Team Name Score
Hungry Hippos 54.5
Ever Hopefuls 53.5
Accidenal Snakebites 52
The Quiz Team in Need 51.5
Clueless 51
Daves Dollies 50.5
The Greenways 48
Midsomer Mums 47.5
Golden Oldies 47
Sherlock Gnomes 45.5
A Man and Three Ladies 44.5
The Flight 43
The D*ckheads 37
Shrek 33
Lucky Thirteens 30.5
Dumb Nuts 25
The Fluffettes 18.5