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8:31am Tuesday 18th June 2013
We might be fed up with the showery weather, but the Fundraising Team at Mary Stevens Hospice are urging local schools, business and community members to bring summer into their lives by joining in with ‘Shorts and Shades’ Day on, Friday 21st June. Day therapies patients at the Hospice are getting into the spirit of this by taking part every day this week, we have a sandpit set up in our conservatory and patients are enjoying a real seaside theme with fish n’ chip lunches and a traditional ice-cream van from Midlands Super Cream kindly coming along to serve dessert. Vicki Rowles, Head of Fundraising at the Hospice said, “It is fabulous that our Day therapies patients are joining in and have a fun time with this. Most companies have occasional dress down Fridays to support a charity and it would be great to have the support of hundreds of businesses around Dudley Borough for this special Hospice Day, with their staff donating just £1 to wear their summer gear to work. Schools can also get on board by holding a ‘Shorts and Shades’ or ‘Shorts and Caps’ Mufti Day and letters have gone out to over 100 schools inviting them to participate”. Vicki added, “It would be great to receive photographs so that we could create a gallery for our website”.
8:29am Saturday 15th June 2013
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8:08am Friday 26th April 2013
Community Team Members from ASDA teamed up with the members of Dudley Kingswinford Vixens to launch the 2013 Moonlight Walk for Mary Stevens Hospice. Vicki Rowles, Head of Fundraising said: "We are so excited that the ASDA Community Teams from across the borough will be joining forces with us to promote one of our key events. We are looking forward to not only a fabulous night, but also an opportunity for local ladies to remember lost loved ones". As the walk commences at the home of the Vixens, the team were more than happy to get involved and support such a great event and are currently looking to recruit new members to their team. The Moonlight Memories Walk will take place on Saturday 11th May. The sponsored walk will start and finish at DK Rugby Club where women of all ages are invited to come along and help us to make this a night to remember. Registrations can be completed online at www.marystevenshospice.co.uk or entry forms can be obtained from the Fundraising Office by calling 01384 377 778. The entry fee is £12 per adult.
8:58am Wednesday 30th January 2013
Local Fitness Clubs, such as Topnotch, Fitness Factory, Fortnocks and Energie are opening their doors to Mary Stevens Hospice supporters through the month of February. Classes and gym challenges will be running throughout the month (a small fee may incur). A time table of classes is available on our website www.marystevenshospice.co.uk.
8:56am Wednesday 30th January 2013
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9:25am Thursday 6th December 2012
The Shovel Inn in Lye is hosting its annual German Fair on Friday 7th December with plenty of festive treats lined up culminating in a Christmas quiz on Sunday evening. Steve Hopkins, Licensee, has transformed the garden at the rear of the pub into a mini German Fair in aid of his chosen charity Mary Stevens Hospice which promises to be bigger and better than last year.