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Shrewsbury Branch                                      NEWSLETTER
Our mission is the conquest of Parkinsonís and the alleviation of the suffering and                                       distress it causes, through effective research, education, welfare and communication  We meet at the Harlescott Social Club, Roselyn, Harlescott, SY1 4LP on the first Thursday of the month at 2.15 pm
Fred Jones  –  Chairman                     01743 872597                            -  Vice Chairman                    Val Mckay    -  IS Worker                     0344 225 3643 website: www.shrewsburyparkinsons.co.uk
You are invited to an afternoon Tea Party in Upton Magna Village Hall on Saturday the 4th November from 3pm to 6pm with Bluezone Band (Dancing, Singing, Raffle, Prize for best 1940’s Costume, Eating, Drinking, Chatting) Tickets £10-00 Children in Primary School or Younger Free, proceeds to be Split between St Lucia’s Church Fabric Fund and the Parkinson’s Shrewsbury Branch. In the last newsletter Christine was writing about our May holiday, here I am talking about next years on the 1st of August, after a good report on a Hotel in Ilfracombe I spoke to them to be told that they were fully booked until the end of May, so therefore our annual holiday is from the 11th June to the 15th 2018, our usual Coach and Driver   have also been booked, The cost next year will be as this year at £200 with a non-returnable deposit of £25 on application of a place, all names please no later than  November meeting. Christmas Lunch this year will again be at the Corbett Arms Hotel in Uffington on Tuesday 5th of December 12-30 for 1pm Dining, we have booked a Two Course Lunch at £12 per head for Branch Members Should you wish to have the 3-course meal it will be a surcharge of £3-50. See Fred at one of the Meetings or sessions or ring 872597 as I have the menus, Names and food choice have to be in by the middle of November. For our August meeting we had a visit from our PD nurse who gave us a talk and presentation on all aspects of the available treatments to our Problem when I had first contact with the society way back in the late nineties, we were talking about probable twelve different tablets now his talk which he had backed up with a computer programme which now consists of forty-eight pages. of different types of tablets and other methods of giving drugs such as pumps etc. which I now have three copies of in printed form, if anybody would like to borrow one let me know.