It is our Older Persons Day (and Month) Celebrations and we also have a first birthday to celebrate with our Day Opportunities Centre at Cannock, Sir Julian House on he Walsall Road, Dora Dean one of our first guests will be cutting the cake and we envisage a great deal of fun and games for all.
As part of the Autumn creeping in, we are also Launching free Autumn Advice packs with where to go for Money Saving information and Keeping Well over Autumn and Winter. We have some free Autumn and Winter recipes for people guaranteed to warm people up, and its all free of charge. Phone 01785 788 496 for information. You can even have a free nutirition check if you would like !
British Food Fortnight starts soon 20th September with plentiful British apples, blackberries, elderberries, Pumpkin, Rabbit (?) Lemon Sole, and ... chicken (amongst lots more) look out for what we are doing in support.
Age UK South Staffordshire have a regular coffee morning at the Carnegie Centre in Tamworth, on Fridays and Saturday mornings and we are supporting the Great MacMillan Coffee Morning on 26th September. .
Interested in Food, cooking, nutrition and diet? Eat Well Staffordshire have free training places on their course and also offer free food safety, First Aid and safeguarding to potential volunteers who get through the main Eat Well training and commit to approx 5 hours volunteering per month(on average).
Phone 01785 788 496 or 483.
Harvest is almost on us (yes Summer is drawing to a close!) and we are participating in Harvest Festivals in the area, with Age UK South Staffordshire and Eat Well Staffordshire. Do you know anyone who would benefit from a Harvest Box and a friendly face? Please let the Eat Well team know on 01785 788 496.
The National Harvest Festival Service is on 20th October 2014 at Birmingham Cathedral ( St Phillips)