This was our first session after the official launch on 13th March. For this session Malcolm the manager of Stephens House and Gardens gave a presentation about the history of Stephens House and Gardens. He gave a very interesting talk with a slide show and also presented on a table several items of memorabilia of the original owner of the house. He also spoke about a statue of Spike Milligan who is sitting on a bench in the gardens and people from around the world come and get their photo taken with 'Spike'.
This was also our first Outreach session with our partners from Barnet Carers. Maivel attended for this session accompanied with our own Dementia Club UK Dr Angela. This enabled carers to have a private chat with either Maival or Dr Angela which proved very successful.
Lisa thanked Malcolm and also mentioned to everybody that the Mayor of Barnet's recent Civic Awards, Andy Savage was recognised for his service to the Avenue House Estate Trust and friends of Stephens House and Gardens. He secured funds through grants and fund raisers.
The session followed with Moshe entertaining which everyone enjoyed including activities in one part of the room where some of the men enjoyed playing golf and darts.
My thanks go to the Rotary volunteers, Valerie, Jeff, Michael, Stephen and Kuljit and also to regular volunteers Theresa and Dr Angela. We would like to thank Risson for his continued help setting up and serving the tea and coffee to members.