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We are holding a presentation
afternoon and Christmas Fair on Friday, November 30th in the Chapel
between 1.30 and 3.00
Tickets cost £2.50 and all
are welcome. We hope to have a number of stalls selling home-made decorations
month Review feedback forms.
Thank you very much for
returning your completed feedback forms. All those returned were entered into a
draw and the winner of the £10 voucher for Café No 5 is Wayne Jenkins.
Our Christmas Raffle tickets
are selling well and we hope again that you can help us sell them to beat our
target of £1,000. We would ask all our members to take 10 books in the first
place with more available if wanted. There will be a prize for the person who
sells most tickets. The first prize in the draw is £100 and there are hopefully
up to 50 more prizes available (donations of prizes are always welcome). The
draw will be held at the end of the Christmas Party which will be on Friday
December 14th. Please return your tickets by Thursday 13thif possible please.
for your diary
All services will be closed
for a full week over Christmas from Monday December 24th to Friday
December 28th. We are open on the 31st but are closed
again on January 1st for a bank holiday.
Christmas Party tickets are now on sale at a cost
of £7.50. This will include a buffet, disco and live entertainment and a
present. It will be held in the chapel on Friday December 14th The
party starts at 12.30 and runs until 4.00 when the raffle will be drawn by our
guests. The event will finish at 4.45. Please make sure that all pick-ups are
scheduled for that time. Anyone normally attending ValePlus on the day would
have to ensure that transport has been arranged for a later pick up if staying
for the party.
Our application to the Co-operative Community Fund has been
accepted and we are now able to receive donations when members do their
shopping in store. If you are a card carrying member of the Co-op please go
online and select ValePlus as your charity for this year. You may have to
search within a 15 mile radius to find us as our application was based on the
Barry store. This round of fundraising lasts 12 months and the potential
donation could run into £5,000 or more depending on support. Enclosed is more information
about the fund and how to register your interest.
Well done to Mair and all
the staff at Nova for winning an award in this important event recently. Mair
was presented with a certificate which read ‘In recognition of their work in
promoting a positive understanding of people with a learning disability’.
We would also like to thank
Jenny Pocock for nominating us for this award. Steve also won an award.
to go full time.
Thanks to the ‘Awards for
All’ lottery grant we are opening the Llantwit centre full time in the New
Year. There are now going to be spaces available on a Monday as well as a
Tuesday. Contact Angharad for further details.
Our Community Liaison
Officer, Richie Payne, has announced his retirement. Richie has been working
with ValePlus for a number of years and has proved a popular visitor with all
our service users. We wish him well and hope that he continues to visit from
time to time.