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Lots to blog about today!

posted 15 Mar 2014, 10:32 by Gemma Richards   [ updated 15 Mar 2014, 11:12 ]
Hey there,

What a joy to write to you in the warm sun in March. I am definitely getting my fair share of Vitamin D this weekend and hope it helps you as much as it helps me. Well, enough of my waffling, onto updating all you lovely people with CFS Unite things.

Movie night
On Friday  14th March - 6 of us joined together to watch a movie for our first CFS Unite movie night. Films we watched this night was Paul, a film about an alien (voice of Seth Rogan) starring Simon Pegg and Nick Frost before moving on to our second film Van helping starring Hugh Jackman and Kate Beckinsale. whilst munching our way through mounds of Pizza, sweets and popcorn (I forgot my grapes). A massive thank you to Alison and Tim for hosting the evening. We hope to hold another movie night in a couple of months and hope you movie lovers can join us.

Coffee morning
This Tuesday 18th March is our monthly coffee morning, 10.30am - 12pm, hosted by David (Email if you need the address. Please do come along for tea and biscuits, or coffee if you prefer.

Saturday meeting
Our next Saturday meeting is coming, it is next Saturday 22nd March, from 10.30am until 12.30pm at St John's Church Hall, (Cauldwell Hall Road in Ipswich). The discussion this session will be on vitamins and supplements members find helpful. Please do come along if you can for a morning session to share together.

Next Tuesday meeting
Our next Tuesday meeting is the 1st April, from 1.30 till 3.30pm at St John's. This session is our annual Easter bonnet competition and raffle, so come along with your decorated bonnet and bring something for the raffle if you can and some nibbles to share. 

The newsletter is ready! The newsletter will be emailed over in the next day, you can now download it from our newsletter page (  and the postal ones will be sent during the week. Thank you to everyone for your articles and for Alison for putting it all together. Thanks goes to mike for printing these for us.

A reminder that our popular quiz event is also fast approaching, this is on Saturday 10th May from 2pm at St John's church hall. Teams of up to 6, bring your friends or family, or make up your teams on the day. £2.50 per person, refreshments are available but feel free to bring your own nibbles. Raffle and handmade cards also available on the day.

Phew, I warned you this would be along blog but there is so much to share with you. Onemore thing and I will let you go in peace.

Our party is fast approaching with a little under 4 months to go, things are now beginning to get on the way so watch this space. Save the date for Friday 11th July, pester your friends and family and please do come along and celebrate with us. Tickets will be printed shortly with details.

inally (I know I said one more thing one thing ago) I just want to say a massive thank you for all of you who sent me a card for my Birthday. I was really surprised at how thoughtful you are and wish to thank you all. Thanks to the gang for my lovely cake as well. On the day itself (pictured right) I was a little under the weather so had to cover up a little bit but did make the most of my day and was thoroughly spoilt by my family and friends. Thank you all again.

Take care and I hope to see you soon.

Gemma Richards,
15 Mar 2014, 11:15