July 2017

Breast Care Nurse Specialist: Breast Care Nurse Specialist Claire Hall attended the meeting and introduced Claire Snowden, Breast Care Support Nurse to the group.

Group Advertising/Awareness: Denise had written to Kathy Dickinson in the hope that the Cancer Wellbeing Centre would highlight the Groups existence to local women with a Breast Cancer diagnosis after they have completed the courses running at the centre.
Group's Posters: Gill had produced two different posters advertising the Group and after discussion one was chosen for display in GP surgeries and at the Cancer Wellbeing Centre.

Strawberry Tea: Val reported that the total raised at the Strawberry Tea event was £510.00. The event was well attended and thanks should go to Val’s son and the volunteers who had done a great job in coordinating the event on the day. £350 from tickets and donations, £165 from the tombola, £48.50 from the plant stall and £19 from Name the Teddy.

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Donations: Denise reminded members that at present this money was being used to provide psychological therapy sessions with Mimi and asked Claire if the Breast Unit was in need of any particular equipment.

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