Newsletter

May 2021

LAST MEETING

At our last meeting our Group had the pleasure of meeting Tim Chapman Community Programs Co-ordinator, for the Northern NSW Cancer Council. Tim spoke to the Group on the various services the Cancer Council provide especially Cancer Support and Screening Programs that are available through the Cancer Council. Tim also discussed the volunteer program they are putting together for Manning Base Hospital and also talked about podcasts and showed the ladies how easy it is to access them on their phones.

NEXT MEETING - Wednesday 4.00pm - 2nd June 2021

Next meeting we will welcome Claudia Ferraro as our guest speaker. Claudia is from the local Community Transport and will speak to our group about the services they provide in the area. She will also speak about the process in claiming IPTAAS for your travel expenses etc.

Morning tea/coffee will be on a Monday 24th May 2021 at 10.00am at The Deck Tuncurry. All welcome for a casual friendly catch up.

PINK BUN CAMPAIGN AT BAKERS DELIGHT STOCKLAND FORSTER 6th - 26th MAY 2021

Don't forget to purchase some Pink buns from our local Bakers Delight this month. All money raised from the sales of the buns goes directly to BCNA. Our Group were there helping to sell the buns and raise funds on Saturday 15th May 2021. Our ladies were delighted with the local response. Congratulations to Judy Blench who won the raffle of our donated fruit and vegetable basket. Thank you to Judy Smith and Michelle Cheers who organised the day as well as to all our Ladies who volunteered to be involved.

GREAT LAKES PALLIATIVE CARE SUPPORT

As part of Palliative Care week a Trivia Night is being held at the Tuncurry Memorial Hall, 7.00pm Friday, 28 May 2021. Tables of 8 at $10 per head. Lots of fun at this fund raiser with the colour theme of "Shades of Green". Tickets are available from Chris 0407914306 or Lynn 0448379008. Bring your own drinks, glasses and nibbles.

All women who have experienced breast cancer are welcome to attend our meetings (first Wednesday every month at 6.30pm Tuncurry Bowling Club). For further information please contact: Janet McMahon 6554 9440, Heather Kelly 65553437 or Brenda Thomson, Breast Care Nurse on 65929724