Annual General Meeting

On the 6th March we held our AGM with 31 members attending. There was no change to the committee and Nick Adams is happy to continue as President for a further year. The AGM was followed by a buffet and raffle, people mingled and were able to chat to each other. Everyone is looking forward to the coming years events.

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Last Walk of 2018 and dinner.

On Sunday the 16th December our walking group had our last walk of the year at Sutton On Sea on a lovely bright and sunny day. We followed the walk with a meal at the Sutton On Sea Social Club where 30 of us enjoyed a delicious meal. After the meal Heather and Kath presented Carol & Ernie with a gift from all the members of the heart support group and cardiac team for all their hard work during the year. Carol & Ernie would like to thank everyone and will use the money for a weekend away in the spring. We would also like to thank all the staff of the Sutton On Sea Social club for making us so welcome.

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Christmas dinner

It was a wet and dismal evening but that didn’t stop members of the heart support group turning out for our annual Christmas dinner at the Admiral Rodney in Horncastle. It was a good evening, good food and good company once again. Some of us even managed to have a few dances including doing the Hockey Poky!! Thanks to the management and staff for all their hard work.

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York Trip

Wednesday the 28th November saw the group have their last day trip out for this year. We went to the St Nicolas Christmas fair at York. Despite the weather forecast it managed to stay fine during the day and it was only when we were making our way back to the coach did the rain arrive, and we all got somewhat wet (drowned rats came to mind). Despite this everyone had a good day and enjoyed themselves , looking forward to the trips in 2019.

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Spilsby Show

On Friday the 26th October Ernie & Carol and Maureen & Geoff were invited to the Spilsby Show Presentation Evening where the Spilsby Show committee hand out donations to local charities from money raised at the Spilsby Show. Our group were very fortunate to receive a donation once again. This will help with the running costs of the group so they can continue to support heart patients in the East Lindsey Area.

A big thank you to all the Spilsby Show committee.

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Cardiac rehabilitation open day

On Monday September 24th Lincolnshire Cardiac Rehabilitation Services had their open event at Burgh Le Marsh. It was to showcase their new equipment that had been bought thanks to more than £12000 of fundraising and charitable donations over the last year. Many organisations were there to give their support including the Heart Support Group.

On the afternoon the cardiac team were presented with a further £1800 from Martin Brown from Natterjack Creations and Jan Erik Brenner from Mr Fipps Wonder Circus and the Heart Support Group were presented with £500.

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Day trip to Whitby

The group were once again on the move, this time to Whitby, we were very lucky with the weather as the sun shone all day. We had 43 people and everyone enjoyed the day and of course most had the obligatory fish & chips and possibly an ice cream.

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Skegness Tombola

On Saturday 25th August eight of us went to the Hildred Centre in Skegness to help run the Tombola Stall raising funds for the British Heart Foundation. Carol had managed to gather two hundred prizes which Chris Padley labelled ready for the big day. It was a quieter start to the day than we have had in the years before but the custom soon picked up and we managed to sell all our tickets clearing all the prizes. We actually raised £320.74.

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Big Night Out Mr Fipps Wonder Circus

On Monday 20th August 7 members of our group plus 2 members of the cardiac rehabilitation team went along to Mr Fipps Wonder Circus for the big night out. They had a great time with lots of laughter and it was a really good show. The proceeds of the evening go to the Cardiac Rehabilitation Services and East Lindsey Heart Support Group. 

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