Newsletter 1

“The campaign is gaining momentum”


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 I have to say that before Christmas we did not have many events organised but now we have a number of events planned for June. We also have a couple of warm-up events that are taking place in April and May.



The Cancer Awareness

Golf Challenge Tournament

Tuesday 9th April 2013


To be held at Golf Platja de Pals. There will be a shotgun start at 08:30. You need to enter as a pair. The entry fee per person is:


Members of Pals                  10 Euros

Visitors                                  40 Euros


10 Euros from every participant will be donated to The Cancer Awareness fund. There will also be a raffle/auction followed by a Menu del Dia lunch. Full details can be found on the Cancer Awareness web site


Ladies Buying Clothes : Women with shopping bags isolated on white. Sexy women on shopping in the city.  Stock Photo


Costa Brava Ladies

Wednesday 8th May 2013

Robert’s Restaurant l’Estartit




Coffee Morning 10.00 until 13.30

You buy the coffee and the cake is free


Clothes and Cake Sale







Fashion accessories


Shoes, handbags etc.


Raffle Prizes



10% of takings will go to “Cancer Awareness”. For more information visit or contact Mary Hepworth 972 66 78 56




In June we are currently planning to hold the following events:



June 9th Queens Birthday Celebration


This is one of our flagship events held every year. This year we are planning a Wine and Cheese party. As well as food and drink there will be a selection of party games and raffles. Mary Clark is organising this event and you can contact her at or telephone 972 77 051. Last year we managed to raise over 900 Euros it would be good to better this.  



June 11th – The Tuesday Club Lunch Playa D’Aro

The Tuesday Club have very kindly offered to donate the proceeds of their raffle from the June 11th lunch to be held at the Costa Brava Hotel in Playo D’Aro.


“The Tuesday Club is a social/cultural club based in the Baix Emporda area. Membership is open to English speakers of all nationalities.. The club hold informal lunches and other social activities on the 2nd Tuesday of each month.”


If you would like to join then the annual cost is 5 Euros per person. Please contact the membership secretary Anne Walker at 972 31 4199.


If you would like to attend the lunch on June 11th contact Elaine Kilvington at 972 62 2940.




June 13th Golf Tournament


We are in the process of finalising these arrangements. If you want to register your interest then please contact Mary Clark







June 21st Summer Ball Lo Mirador


Set in the magnificent gardens and marquee at The Lo Mirador Hotel in Torroella de Montgris this has become one of our biggest events. Last year we had over 100 people and raised over 1000 Euros this year we would like to have 150 people and raise much more money.


Contact Pat Sturgeon at 972 77 2324


 or Barbara Hanson at 972 77 16 79






I am still talking to other organisations. If you would like to organise an event or volunteer your services to help with an event then do please contact me at .


One last thing:

 The Annual Sponsored Walk in Aid of Cancer will be held on 23rd March. If you would like to take part in the walk or volunteer your services on the day please contact June Joyce at       


Many thanks


John Sienczak