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10 December 2019Week of 9 Dec Updates

Hello Timebankers,

Here is a quick update on events and exchange opportunities. Please don't hesitate to reach out if you have a request or offer not captured below. Hope you're having a pleasant December - please remember to stay warm and check on neighbours who might benefit from a call this holiday season.

 

Dates for the Diary:

Weds 11 Dec - 10 AM - Coffee Morning at St. Mary's Centre

Thurs 12 Dec  - Timebank's Christmas Luncheon- Bookings are closed and attendees have been emailed a reminder separately.

Weds 18 Dec - 10 AM   – Health Walk starting at St. Mary’s Centre. Rain or shine. All abilities welcome (and dogs, too!).

There will not be a coffee morning on the 4th Wednesday in December, which is December 25 (Christmas Day).

Non-Timebank affiliated event of interest: Weds 25 Dec - The Free Church with the aid of The Rotary Club, St Ives Volunteer Office and businesses in St Ives are providing lunch on Christmas Day. It is for people who would like some company and who live in St Ives and the surrounding villages. Numbers are limited so you need to put your name down by Thurs the 19th by calling either the St Ives Volunteer Offices (12:30 -3 pm M-Th, 01480 301462) or the Free church Office (9am-1pm M, W, F, 01480 468535). 

Current exchange opportunities:  

Offer: Cambridgeshire area Timebanks have been offered an opportunity for members to see a live theatre performance of a comedic interpretation of Aladdin in Ely at Alive Corn Exchange - if you're interested please let me know ASAP, including which date you'd like: 20, 23, 31 December or 2 or 3 January.

Administrative housekeeping request: If you participate in an ongoing member to member exchange that originated through the Timebank, please let me know. It's key to whether the Timebank's liability coverage extends to you, and also important for measuring our Timebank's activity. Thank you!

Request: As you conduct your Christmas shopping, please consider also donating to the local food bank. Our Shop is collecting donations for items bought there or elsewhere.

Request: Member needs assistance with painting two ceilings she can't reach (she does have a step ladder, extender pole, etc, but is on the shorter side). She will have everything moved out of the way and is not looking for a professional result (consistent with our Timebanking rules) - just would like some help making it a bit tidier.

Thank you for all you do!

Lane

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