Borderland Voices a charity promoting Health and Well-being through the Arts

 

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Great News: BV is one of Co-op Local Community Fund’s chosen causes, 9 April - 7 October 2017. They give 1% of member spend (Co-op branded products) to local causes. So please join, spend & choose us.

We learned with sadness last month that Tony Boston’s father, Jim died before Christmas. His mother Margaret is now in a nursing home in Blythe Bridge.

Joan Jones’s family kindly divided donations in her memory between a hospice & BV. We received £210 which will augment current Awards for All funding, as it doesn’t cover all writing costs.

Jim & Margaret Boston, Tony’s parents, dropped by last month. They made a most generous £300 donation in Tony’s memory to support the art group in 2017

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The May 2017 newsletter has been added on the newsletter page (8/5/2017)

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FORTHCOMING EVENTS May 2017

Mental Health Awareness & Activity Day Tuesday 9 May at the Foxlowe. Usual BV workshops there instead of Queens Drive.
Other activities: alternative therapies, mindfulness, sing-song, plus many useful info stands.
Diary Dates: Have your say on Mental Health plans. Go to a drop-in at Leek Fire Station 16 May 10-12 or 30 May 5.30-7.30. Carole (N Staffs Voice) mentioned this.

20/21 May Art in the Park. Andy will attend as usual with the BV display stands & a family-friendly activity.

10 May, Foxlowe Café, 7.30pm, Evening of Words with BV.