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Christmas Day lunch at Amberglen was masterminded by Barnaby Beaver, the Catering Manager. A scrumptious traditional menu was added to with some innovative dishes offering a wide choice. Many residents appreciated being able to host their family members. The Christmas crackers this year contained grinning mouths made of cardboard to wear, which gave some of the photos a humorous aspect. Grateful appreciation was given to Capitol Caterers staff who had given up their holiday to present the meal, and to those who arranged and decorated the tables.
Photos by Brian Wakeford
Maintenance and Grounds staff expressed their gratitude for the Christmas gratuities raised for them by Amberglen residents.
"Mingle and Jingle" attracted Amberglen residents in droves to the Community Centre where the drinks were plentiful and the canapés, prepared by Barnaby Beaver, the Catering Manager, were exceptional. John Gallon, Chairman of the Trustees, made a welcoming speech and the event was organised by Yvette Schoeman, General Manager, with the participation of all the Department Managers and the Admin Staff.
The Art Group held an end of year tea. Marilyn Mills distributed hand-made gifts to the artists. Thanks and a small gift were given to Sifiso, Reggie, Cindi and Katherine for preparing the rooms for each weekly session during the year
The Mellowglen Singers of Amberglen delivered a wonderful "Royal" Variety Show to three enthusiastic audiences this week.
Jo Orsmond devised and produced the show with skill and aplomb.
The Mellowglen Singers were accompanied with verve and flair on the piano by Pat Bennet. Gordon Flower was a humorous and imposing Master of Ceremonies.
The "Royal" guests of honour were Eve Bowles and Bill Morris.
Mike Fisher and his Boobletts gave a lively and rhythmic performance of Christmas songs.
Keith Humphries and Rod Storrow gave a syncopated rendition of "Guitar Boogie" and "In the Mood". Four Jills and a Jack sang "cruising Down the River" and "Fly Me to the Moon".
- Magic at Millgate and the Mole
- Cafe Bloom – Bloomin Marvellous!
- Fan-Tash-tic fudge – to die for
- Austin Healey club comes to Midlands Meander
- Amazing Antbear Lodge an eco-experience
- Hawklee Country House is country hospitality
- Find de-lightful treasures at Aladdins de-light
- Pottery guru on the Midlands Meander