The first week of August the Residential Home held there Summer scheme celebrating 25 years with lots of fun activities.
The week Started with a Cycling competition between the cottages, along with other team games basketball, bean bag toss, Tin Can Alley, Bingo Bonanza, A Treasure Hunt, Boccia with Michael McCabe from ‘Sports Changes Life’, A story telling session with Audrey Slater from Ballynahinch Community Collective. Sing-a-long with Zara on the Piano, Irish Dancing with Kevin. We had a visit from Catherine from Amazon Jungle Show who brought along Bobaja the tegu, Aisha the spider, Rio the python, Hector the frog, Jellybean the gecko, Timothy the Tortoise and Marcel the chameleon.
Along with outings: in small groups went for walks/picnics to Tullymore and Bangor, Ladies day out shopping to The Outlet in Banbridge, Gentleman’s club out for dinner to the Millbrook, trips to the beach, afternoon tea in Dobbie’s, trip to Montalto, visit to Lisburn bowl and we finished off the week with a presentation of medals and certificates for everyone who participated in team sports and a Special Thanks to the Staff who walked ’25 Miles for 25 Years’, then we danced the afternoon away with ‘Johnny Brooks’ and enjoyed some treats, coke and some had a little beer and visit from Brennan’s Ice Cream van, before having some Fish ‘N’ Chips and cake after.
Our treats were donated from our local Asda community funds.
Here’s to the next 25 Years!
- Posted by Don Laverty
- On 08/08/2022
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