What a fun time had by all at Headway Folkestone’s open day on Saturday 6th October 2018.
Roger and Brett, two of Folkestone Headway clients decided they wanted to show their appreciation at the support received from Headway East Kent by doing a sponsored head shave. Amid much laughter from everyone on the day, we’d like to announce that an amazing £675 was raised.
We would all like to thank you both so much, and to Nathan & Jean Scotford of Cutting Edge Barbers Bouverie Road West. One the same day we also unveiled the day centres new plaque, in appreciation of the support from Face of Europe and the World, who’s support has been very much appreciated over the past 6yrs.
Well done to Roger and Brett and thank you ALL!
For those of you wishing to obtain the lovely rose named for Headway please contact the growers direct: RV Rogers 01751 472226 or via their website www.rvroger.co.uk (search ‘Headway’ rose).
Roses need to be reserved now for delivery as a bare root rose between November and March. Currently they have approximately 80 available but be quick, they are becoming very popular.
On Friday 18th May we once again donned our hats to celebrate #HatsForHeadway day…an important day helping to raise awareness for acquired brain injuries.
We at Headway East Kent are fortunate to be supported all across the UK, from Northern Ireland, Manchester, all the way back down to sunny Folkestone, including the rising YouTube star Phelan_Myself . Here are some of the Hats For Headway selfies our fabulous supporters sent in to us!
Thanks all, and keep up the great work raising awareness for Headway East Kent.
Phil Ansell and Stuart Bourner of the Cinque Ports Lodge in Sandwich presented us with a cheque for £2,151 following fundraising their members had done in aid of Headway East Kent.
On behalf of everyone at Headway East Kent we would like to extend our grateful thanks to Cinque Ports Lodge (Sandwich)
- Written by: Nina Milton
- Category: Featured (Blog), Folkestone, News, Uncategorized
- Published: January 22, 2018
In Folkestone Headway House last week the group enjoyed a visit from Hayley, who on behalf of Bunnings UK, organised a ‘Birdwatch’ activity.
Our clients made lard and seed feeders to encourage birds into their gardens.
Thank you to Hayley for her enthusiasm and to Bunnings UK who offer such great support of local charities within their community.
At Headway East Kent, we are always happy to welcome supporters to visit our day centres and meet with our clients to see how they benefit from attending our groups.
on the 18th January 2018, Eric Cook and his wife Susan came along not only to enjoy a coffee and chat but to present us with a cheque for £1000 on behalf of the Sandgate Lodge Freemasons.
On Behalf of all at Headway East Kent, we would like to say a big thank you, and it was a pleasure to get to meet you both and have you spend time at our Folkestone Headway House.
On Wednesday 15th November, Headway Folkestone welcomed some visitors.
Alan Myers, president of the Folkestone Channel Rotary Club, Bill Whitby, who was the Channel 50 Challenge event organiser, Duncan Hopkin, Channel Rotary PR, and Jane Pearman with Scooby from Hypo Hounds.
Back in June, people were offered the chance to sign up to this cycle challenge and take on a choice of 3 different circular routes along Kent’s Romney Marsh, riding 10, 30 or 50 miles, all raising money and awareness in aid of both Headway East Kent and Hypo Hounds.
Wednesday, our visitors presented both Hypo Hounds and ourselves with a cheque for £3,500, which was split 50/50, meaning Headway East Kent received and amazing £1,750.00.
This money will go towards funding for tutors in each of our five day centres across East Kent.
We would once again like to take this opportunity to thank everyone involved for all your hard work.
Yesterday evening Catherine, Folkestone client rep and Gareth, one of our devoted Folkestone volunteers joined Liz- Folkestone Facilitator, at the Presentation Evening for the class winners of the Venetian Fete held in August of this year.
For those that are not aware…Headway Folkestone gained First Place in the class “Best Illuminated Float”!
Here are a few shots taken at the presentation and a little photo of our float on the night.