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Christmas Comes to School Court

5th December, 2011

Residents at School Court in Hednesford have raised £1,555 at their Christmas Fayre this weekend - and even met the Grinch, who was on hand to greet visitors!

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Staff, volunteers and residents manned stalls, including the craft stall which raised over £300 alone. Other popular attractions were the tombola, cake stall, bric-a-brac stall and several raffles.

ExtraCare's resident gardening guru, Howard Drury, also came along to support the scheme, and enjoyed cosying up to the Grinch.

School Court's Manager, Lynn Bate, thanked all of the staff, volunteers, residents and families who donated items or helped out on the day.

Joanne Woods, the scheme's Activity Co-ordinator, said: "The monies raised will ensure that residents at School Court have a Christmas to remember!"

Administrator Lynn Keatley said everyone at School Court was delighted with how well the day had gone. "Wow, wow, wow! Thanks to the generosity of School Court's residents, their family, friends, volunteers and staff plus everyone else who donated items or helped make them for the Christmas Fayre - and of course turned out to support us - we made a massive amount today. We had an excellent turn out. Everyone worked so hard - it was a fantastic two hours. Merry Christmas everyone!"

Picture: Resident Jan Dyke with the Grinch.

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For further information, please contact:

Lucy Henson, PR officer
0789 105 3062
lucy.henson@extracare.org.uk