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United Hospital Auxiliary – Grafton Branch

The Grafton Branch of the United Hospital Auxiliary held their March monthly meeting on Monday, March 21, with 23 members in attendance and 8 apologies. Assistant Secretary Margaret Garnam chaired the meeting due to our President Alba Linklater being unwell. After opening the meeting the motto was recited. Due to Anzac Day falling on our meeting date there will be no meeting in the month of April. Don`t forget the U.H.A. Mother`s Day morning tea to be held at the Community Centre in Duke Street on Wednesday, May 4. Mark it in your diary or on your calendar. The morning tea commences at 10am, admittance is only $6. There will be entertainment, raffles, Tombola, lucky door and the trading table. Our trading table will stock lots of handicrafts, jams, pickles, relishes and books etc. Tickets to the morning tea are available at the U.H.A. shop at the hospital on ground level between the hours of 10am to 3pm Monday to Friday, they will also be available at the door on the morning of the event. All monies raised by Grafton U.H.A. is used to purchase extra equipment for our local Grafton Base Hospital. Crazy Whist will be held on Monday, May 16 commencing at 1pm and held in the Education Centre at the rear of the hospital. A fun afternoon with lots of laughs is guaranteed. Do you know of someone who may have an hour or two to spare, do they need to fill in that time? We at the U.H.A. are always looking for new volunteers to join our association. We are a happy group of fun loving, community minded people who gather together whilst assisting our community. If you are interested in assisting with our work we would love to hear from you. Inquiries can be made by phoning 6644 8329 or 6642 8338 or just come along to our next meeting. Afternoon tea is provided following the meeting. Our next monthly meeting will be held on Monday, May 23, commencing at 1pm and held in the Education Centre at the rear of the hospital. Elizabeth Holdway