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Everyone enjoyed the mid year party.

Everyone enjoyed the mid year party.

Hello from Wharekaka,

Now with the shortest day behind us. We look forward to the weather improving.

Thanks to all those in the community who came by to see everything was as it should be during the recent flooding.

Grants and fundraising have assisted Wharekaka to purchase our additional van which has a wheelchair hoist and should be more accessible for the residents to use. You will however still see the old van around town as this will continue to be used with delivering of meals on wheels to Featherston.

Thanks to all the volunteer drivers who help make this possible.

We continue to have all our regular daily activities There have also been outings to watch Ted on his lathe an interesting afternoon spent with Mate at the local museum.

It’s good to have community members join in with the very energetic Jane at her Pilates class Mondays at 11 am.

Van outing with afternoon tea are always popular along with musical entertainment which is always appreciated. If you have a spare hour, can sing, play an instrument or dance (not compulsory ) or just feel like coming by for a chat your most welcome.

Aged concern holds monthly meetings and on October the 4th will have a visit from “Enable ” a Palmerston North company. Everyone is welcome to come along and find out what aides are available for easy living.
We now have a full house and welcome all new residents. We will endeavour to keep contact with the other rest homes and holding a monthly quiz afternoons.
 
We are holding a fundraising concert on 6th August to raise funds for the modification to our new wheelchair van. For tickets or more details please contact Suzanne on 3069701

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