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March 2017

Centre times
The centre is open 9.30am – 2.30pm, where possible can bring smaller notes or change to pay for lunches and activities. Many thanks

Committee meeting
The next committee meeting will be Monday 20th March 10am, please note there will be no table tennis.

Easter Buffet with entertainment
We will be having a beautiful buffet for Easter on Friday 7th April, only £10. We will not be offering alternative food options on the day.

Katakouzini (Nitsa) Grocock
Sadly the lovely Nitsa passed away in her sleep on Saturday 18 February, we will inform you of funeral details once we know.

UNACC Market Stall
We have acquired a stall at the Crystal Palace Market, Haynes Lane on Saturday 18th March to sell the remainder of the clothes we have in storage downstairs. If you are able to cover the stall for an hour please let the office know. We do not need any more stock.

Membership Charges 2017/2018
Our membership fee will rise to £30 a year from April 2017, thank you for your continued support and understanding. If you would like to discuss this please come to the office.

Donation Tree
We have decided to reintroduce the Donation Tree, suggested donation £5 – £10 which goes to help keep UNACC running for the benefit of all the members. Thank you.

Exercise Classes
Great news we have found an exercise teacher! Classes will start Wednesday 1st March, and the first one is free, please come and try it out. Further lessons we will be asking for a £2 donation towards room hire.

Bowls
Bowls will stop from 1 April 2017, we would like to say a very special thanks to Ken French for all his hard work running the group and also thanks to those of you that attended over the years.

UNACC Film Club
Film club will be Wednesday 29th March showing the fantastic An American in Paris, as always a delicious meal will be served at 12pm followed by the screening at 12.30pm.

Your support
Firstly we would like to thank you all for supporting the club, buying lunches, teas, coffees, cakes and attending events is so important, enabling the club to run, so we do ask that you don’t bring in your own food and that where possible you support us by attending events. Thanks for you continued support, especially to all those who have donated money to UNACC to enable us to continue our service.

 

February 2017

Centre times
The centre is open 9.30am – 2.30pm, please do not arrive earlier than this as we need time to set up, also please ensure your pick up time is no later than 2.15, many thanks.

Committee meeting
Thanks to those who attended the committee meeting on Monday 16th January.

Membership Charges 2017/2018
After much deliberation we have no choice but to increase our membership fee to £30 a year from April 2017, an extra 83p a month. We have checked other clubs in the area and their fees average £40 a year increasing further in April. We would like to thank you for your continued support and understanding. If you would like to discuss this please come to the office. Thank you.

Donation Tree
We have decided to reintroduce the Donation Tree, each leaf will cost £10 which goes to help keep UNACC running for the benefit of all the members. Thank you.

Exercise Classes
There were a number of complaints from members regarding Judy’s exercise classes and the constant interruptions throughout the lesson, these concerns were addressed with her and she decided to leave, her last lesson was Wednesday 18th January. We are currently looking for a replacement please be assured exercise classes will continue. If you would like to discuss this further please come to the office.

Bowls
As you may be aware the numbers attending bowls on a Friday have steadily declined and we are have not been covering the cost of hall hire for some time, it has been decided bowls will stop from April 2017, we would like to say a very special thanks to Ken French for all his hard work running the group and also thanks to those of you that attended over the years.

Christmas Raffle
We raised a fantastic £223 at the Christmas raffle, thank you so much for buying tickets and for all the wonderful donations.

UNACC Film Club
Film club will return on Wednesday 22nd February showing the fantastic Funnyface, as always a delicious meal will be served at 12pm followed by the screening at 12.30pm.

Your support
Firstly we would like to thank you all for supporting the club, buying lunches, teas, coffees, cakes and attending events is so important, enabling the club to run, so we do ask that you don’t bring in your own food and that where possible you support us by attending events. Thanks for you continued support, especially to all those who have donated money to UNACC to enable us to continue our service.

 

January 2017

Happy New Year
Welcome back everyone! UNACC activities resume this week on 3rd January, apart from Judy’s classes which start again on the 11th. Hope you all had a lovely Christmas, all of us at UNACC wish you a Happy New year and a 2017 full of health, wealth and happiness.
As ever there are lots of thank you’s to be said, as we couldn’t continue to run without the hard work of all the volunteers, and the support of all of you members. Firstly, thank you to everyone who made the Christmas party on 9th December such a success. I’m sure you’ll all agree that the meal was fantastic, so thank you to Mark, and his helpers Lynda, Montell, Eve, Sandra, Sheila, Yvonne and Chris Wright for all their hard work in the kitchen, and to Natalie and Roberta for peeling all the veg the day before! Thanks also to Sophia and her daughters, and to Gerald and Alan for helping to serve and clear, to Peter Kneebone for the wonderful entertainment, and to Barry and Mike for donating all the wine.
Thanks also to all the volunteers who give their time throughout the year, especially to Eve who has raised over £200 for UNACC this year through the sale of her handmade cards. Remember that everything we raise goes straight back into the running of UNACC!

Centre times
The centre is open 9.30am – 2.30pm, please do not arrive earlier than this as we need time to set up, also please ensure your pick up time is no later than 2.15, many thanks.

Your support
Firstly we would like to thank you all for supporting the club, buying lunches, teas, coffees, cakes and attending events is so important, enabling the club to run, so we do ask that you don’t bring in your own food and that where possible you support us by attending events. Thanks for you continued support, especially to all those who have donated money to UNACC to enable us to continue our service.

UNACC Film Club
Film club will return on Wednesday January 25th showing the fantastic Gigi, as always a delicious meal will be served at 12pm followed by the screening at 12.30pm.

New Kitchen Rules
Please congratulate Montell Williams who will be starting his apprenticeship with UNACC! This does mean we will having regular inspections in the kitchen, so MUST comply with health & hygiene standards. Those permitted to enter the kitchen are required to have a valid certificate, and a list of those permitted to enter is on the kitchen door.

December 2016

Centre times
The centre is open 9.30am – 2.30pm, please do not arrive earlier than this as we need time to set up, also please ensure your pick up time is no later than 2.15, many thanks.

Christmas Party
The UNACC annual Christmas Party will be held on Friday 9th December! Please arrive at the main room for 10.30am for complimentary tea & coffee and a photo recognition competition, there is a prize for the most correct answers. A beautiful 3 course meal with wine will be served in the Pavilion Hall at 12.30 (menu below) followed by the raffle and entertainment by the fabulous Peter Kneebone, dancing and singing along is encouraged. Last few tickets available now from Jean & the office, cost £20.

Starter
Prawn & Smoked Salmon Cocktail or Beef tomato, mozzarella & basil Salad
Main
Roast Turkey, sausage & bacon
Sage & Onion Stuffing
Roast potatoes
Roast parsnips
Mashed swede & carrot
Brussel sprouts
Vegetarian option – Stuffed Pepper with all the trimmings
Dessert
Christmas pudding with custard Or Black cherry cheesecake

 Christmas and New Year opening times
The Centre will close on Friday 16th December, and re-open on Tuesday 3rd January 2017. We would like to wish you all a wonderful Christmas and a happy and healthy New Year.

Your support
Firstly we would like to thank you all for supporting the club, buying lunches, teas, coffees, cakes and attending events is so important enabling the club to run, we do ask that you don’t bring in your own food and that where possible you support us by attending events. Thanks for you continued support!

 UNACC Film Club
Film club will return on Wednesday December 14th, a delicious meal with a glass of mulled wine will served slightly earlier. Film will be ‘Holiday Inn’ to get you in the Christmas mood!

Additional Food
Please do not ask for food that is not on the menu, as Mark is busy and has not got the time to make anything additional. Please note this also unfortunately applies to birthday cakes for the time being.

November 2016

Centre times
The centre is open 9.30am – 2.15pm, please do not arrive earlier than this as we need time to set up, also please ensure your pick up time is no later than 2.30, many thanks. 

Christmas Party
The UNACC annual Christmas Party will be held on Friday 9th December! Please arrive at the main room for 10.30am for complimentary tea & coffee and a photo recognition competition, there is a prize for the most correct answers. A beautiful 3 course meal with wine will be served in the Pavillion Hall at 12.30 (menu below) followed by the raffle and entertainment by the fabulous Peter Kneebone, dancing and singing along is encouraged. Tickets available from Jean & the office from Tuesday 1st November, cost £20. 

Starter
Prawn & Salmon Cocktail or Beef tomato, mozzarella & basil Salad

Main
Roast Turkey, sausage & bacon
Sage & Onion Stuffing
Roast potatoes
Roast parsnips
Mashed swede & carrot
Brussel sprouts

Vegetarian option – Stuffed Mushroom with all the trimmings

Dessert
Christmas pudding with custard Or Black cherry cheesecake

Christmas Hamper Donations PLEASE
Please donate good quality hamper items such as tins of red salmon, tinned ham/corned beef, soup, small bottles of wine, miniature spirits, tea, coffee, sugar chocolates, Christmas cake, mince pies. Thanks you for your support.

Christmas Party Volunteers
Thanks to those who have volunteered so far, we have all we need for service and preparation but we still require volunteers to help wash dishes from 12.30-4pm, please let the office know if you can help.

Your support
Firstly we would like to thank you all for supporting the club, buying lunches, teas, coffees, cakes and attending events is so important enabling the club to run, we do ask that you don’t bring in your own food and that where possible you support us by attending events. Thanks for you continued support!

UNACC Film Club
Film club will return on November 30th November, a delicious meal will served slightly earlier. Film title TBC.

Photos Please
Please bring your pictures aged around 18-25 by November 30th.

October 2016

PLEASE NOTE: The centre will be shut on Wednesday 19th October 2016 due to a CVA meeting, please amend any dial-a-ride bookings.

Centre opening times
The centre is open between 9.30 and 2.30, please do not arrive earlier than this as we need time to set up, many thanks.

An afternoon tea with entertainment – A huge success
We had a fabulous time at our afternoon tea with entertainment on Friday 16 September, Peter the singer went down a storm getting the whole room rocking, we’re very happy to announce he will return for the UNACC Christmas party on Friday 9th December 2016, get it in your diary!.   We would like to say a special thank you to Eve, Lynda, Jean, Francis & Montel who rallied together to make it such a success. 

Money at the Centre
Can you please not bring big notes in on a Monday, banking is done on a Friday and we only have a £20 float on Monday. Many thanks

Committee Meeting
Next meeting will be Monday 10th October at 10.30am.

Your support
Firstly we would like to thank you all for supporting the club, buying lunches, teas, coffees, cakes and attending events is so important enabling the club to run, we do ask that you don’t bring in your own food and that where possible you support us by attending events. Thanks for you continued support!

UNACC Film Club
Film club will return on Wednesday 26th October, film TBC.  We have received the renewal for the film license and would like to thank you for your continued support.

Photos Please
We would like to put on a photographic exhibition with you our members as the theme, we ask that you bring in pictures of yourselves growing up and in your heyday aged around 18-25, we will take copies and return the originals. We will announce the date of the exhibition once we have gathered enough images so please keep bringing them in.

Chiropodist
The numbers for the chiropodist are at bit low, we really need to get at least 5 people to make it worth his while. If this is a service you’re interested in and would like it to continue. Please let the office know.

Short Mat Bowls
We are keen to increase numbers playing Short Mat Bowls on a Friday morning so please support us and give it a try, you might just like it!

September 2016

Centre opening times
The centre is open between 9.30 and 2.30, please do not arrive earlier than this as we need time to set up, many thanks.

Money at the Centre
Can you please not bring big notes in on a Monday, banking is done on a Friday and we only have a £20 float on Monday. Many thanks

An afternoon tea with entertainment, Friday September 16
We’re looking forward to our wonderful afternoon of entertainment on Friday 16th September. Get the grey matter working with our quiz to start the event, relax with sandwiches, cakes and unlimited tea and coffee, finish up with a sing-a-long or dance to our entertainer Peter, with 30 years+ experience Peter will offer you an afternoon to remember! £10 only. From 11.30 to 2pm please arrive by 11am.

UNACC Film Club
Film club will return on Wednesday 28th September, we are still deciding on which film so will keep you posted.

Photos Please
We would like to put on a photographic exhibition with you our members as the theme, we ask that you bring in pictures of yourselves growing up and in your heyday aged around 18-25, we will take copies and return the originals. We will announce the date of the exhibition once we have gathered enough images so please keep bringing them in.

Yoga
Yoga has been a great success and will continue every Monday at 11.15am. Cost £3 a session.

Short Mat Bowls
We are keen to increase numbers playing Short Mat Bowls on a Friday morning so please support us and give it a try, you might just like it!

Membership
Please pay Membership payments due for 2016/17, many thanks to those of you that have paid already those that haven’t please can you pay at the office.

Donations
We are not taking any more donations of clothes, bric-a-brac etc at the moment, we need to clear the current back log. Many thanks for your contributions to date.

August 2016

Brighton Trip
A fantastic day was had by all on our trip to Brighton, the sun shone, the coach was fantastic and Mark made Mildred walk so much and fast she’s considering entering the 100 metres race in Rio.

An afternoon tea with entertainment, Friday September 16
Come and join us for a wonderful afternoon of entertainment on Friday 16th September. Get the grey matter working with our quiz to start the event, relax with sandwiches, cakes and unlimited tea and coffee, finish up with a sing-a-long or dance to our entertainer Peter, with 30 years+ experience Peter will offer you an afternoon to remember!

South Norwood Community Festival UNACC Stand
Thanks so much to those of you that volunteered at the South Norwood Festival stand, it’s helped raise the profile of the charity and we have since received our cut of all the raffle ticket sales and donations of £403.81. Further success from the event, Terry Brennan won 1st prize at the raffle winning an iPod mini and Alan Milton won 2nd prize, a digital camera.

UNACC Film Club
We will be showing Meet me in St Louis on Wednesday 31st August. Tickets will be on sale shortly from Jean and the office. Screening will be at 12.30pm following a roast dinner, tickets are £7 including lunch, £2 without lunch.

Photos Please
We would like to put on a photographic exhibition with you our members as the theme, we ask that you bring in pictures of yourselves growing up and in your heyday aged around 18-25, we will take copies and return the originals. We will announce the date of the exhibition once we have gathered enough images so please keep bringing them in.

Yoga
We will be introducing Yoga (chair & standing) to UNACC from Monday 15th of August (this is a change of date) at 11.15am. Cost £3 a session.

Short Mat Bowls
We are keen to increase numbers playing Short Mat Bowls on a Friday morning so please support us and give it a try, you might just like it!

Membership
Please pay Membership payments due for 2016/17, many thanks to those of you that have paid already those that haven’t please can you pay at the office.

Donations
We are not taking any more donations of clothes, bric-a-brac etc at the moment, we need to clear the current back log. Many thanks for your contributions to date.

Chiropodist will return Tuesday 27th September at 1pm, please reserve your place

July 2017

Queen’s Birthday Celebration
We had a fantastic time celebrating the Queen’s birthday on Tuesday 14th June. A lovely buffet prepared by our fantastic kitchen team and some very tasty cakes made by a number of our members, thanks to all that took part, the winners were 1st Eve, 2nd Anthea 3rd Natalie. 

Brighton Trip
We will be going by coach to Brighton on Monday 25th July, tickets are £20 each (coach only) please pay Jean Tennant or the office, we still have a few spaces available.

South Norwood Community Festival UNACC Stand
We have been given a free stand at the South Norwood Festival on Sunday 10th July 2016, in addition we have been selected as one of two charities to receive all donations and proceeds from raffle sales on the day which is great news. We’re asking for volunteers to help man our stand in one hour slots. If you can help please let the office know, many thanks.

UNACC Film Club
We will be showing the musical ‘My fair Lady’ on Wednesday 13th of July 2016, tickets will be on sale shortly from Jean and the office.

Photos Please
We would like to put on a photographic exhibition with you our members as the theme, we ask that you bring in pictures of yourselves growing up and in your heyday aged around 18-25, we will take copies and return the originals. We will announce the date of the exhibition once we have gathered enough images so please keep bringing them in.

Short Mat Bowls
We are keen to increase numbers playing Short Mat Bowls on a Friday morning so please support us and give it a try, you might just like it!

Membership
Please pay Membership payments due for 2016/17, many thanks to those of you that have paid already those that haven’t please can you pay at the office.

Donations
We are not taking any more donations of clothes, bric-a-brac etc at the moment, we need to clear the current back log. Many thanks for your contributions to date.

Chiropodist will return Wednesday 20th July at 1pm, please reserve your place

June 2016

Queen’s Birthday Celebration
We will be celebrating the Queen’s birthday in style on Tuesday 14th June 2016 here at UNACC. Celebrations cost just £6 and include a buffet, entertainment, cake and jam & chutney making competitions. Judging takes place in the main room at 11.30am so please arrive by 11am to have your entries in on time. We need an idea of numbers so please let the office know if you’re attending.

Art Exhibition
We had fabulous examples of our talented art class displayed at the UNACC Art exhibition held on Friday 27th May. Thanks to you all for getting involved and to Mark for making some lovely cakes which were sold on the day.

South Norwood Community Festival UNACC Stand
We have been given a free stand at the South Norwood Festival on Sunday 10th July 2016, in addition we have been selected as one of two charities to receive all donations and proceeds from raffle sales on the day which is great news. We’re asking for volunteers to help man our stand in one hour slots. If you can help please let the office know, many thanks.

UNACC Film Club, Annie Get your Gun
We will be showing the musical ‘Annie Get Your Gun’ on Wednesday 29th of June 2016, tickets will be on sale shortly from Jean and the office.

First Aid Awareness course
Tuesday 28th 1-2.30pm for volunteers, please sign up at the office.

Photos Please
We would like to put on a photographic exhibition with you our members as the theme, we ask that you bring in pictures of yourselves growing up and in your heyday aged around 18-25, we will take copies and return the originals. We will announce the date of the exhibition once we have gathered enough images so please keep bringing them in.

Short Mat Bowls
We are keen to increase numbers playing Short Mat Bowls on a Friday morning so please support us and give it a try, you might just like it!

Membership
We still have a number of Membership payments due for 2016/17, many thanks to those of you that have paid already those that haven’t please can you pay at the office.

Donations
We are not taking any more donations of clothes, bric-a-brac etc at the moment, we need to clear the current back log. Many thanks for your contributions to date.