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Coeliac Coventry Group Newsletter November 2017

Next Meeting on Saturday 18th November - 2.00 pm at

Hearsall Baptist Church Centre

Queensland Avenue, Chapelfields, Coventry CV5 8FE

 

At this meeting we look forward to a visit from Ellis Ward of Gluten Free Foods,             Hertfordshire to talk about their products, with an opportunity to purchase some of them.

We also hope to have Dieticians at this meeting. 

           

Beetle Drive

Although we only had around twenty people, half of that being committee, we had a really    good and fun time.  We used that opportunity to say thank you to John Cremins for all the     work he has done as Treasurer of the group.

 

Awareness Week

As you know we had our Information Table in Tesco’s, Cannon Park.  We were there for two days and were made to feel very welcome by all the staff we dealt with.  They even set up a  small raffle table of their own next to ours hoping that would also attract interest in ours.  We were able to speak to a reasonable amount of people, but most busy shoppers didn’t seem to have the time to stop.   This was also the first event for us to display the new Coeliac UK logo and colourings which looked very smart.

           

Playwrights

This is booked for Wednesday 29th November.  Please see the attached Menu information and Booking Form.  I understand they have a new chef who has some new good ideas.  We have had several lovely evenings there and hopefully this will be no exception, so if interested, make sure you book your place early.

 

Group Meetings 2018

17th March AGM   - Lucy Gratton - Newburn

17th November TBA Trying for a Cookery Demonstration

 

Possible Events 2018

BBQ & Skittles

Afternoon Tea with fun competition to bring something you have baked (not obligatory)

Maybe a Christmas Menu Meal at Henley College

 

If you have any suggestions regarding a social event please speak to one of the

Committee Members.                                                                                              

 

Raffle and Refreshments

We will be holding our usual raffle £1 per strip.  Do you have something suitable towards the prizes? Wonderful if you have.

Anyone good at baking cakes?  Could you bring something for us all to share with a cup of tea/coffee? We need a good supply to enable everyone to have a choice.

If what you provide is wheat or dairy & gluten free, it would be really helpful if you could label it so.      We were really short of cake at the AGM so your donation is very much appreciated.

We make a charge of £1 for 1 cake and a drink, other cakes can be purchased once everyone has been served.

Cheap at half the price and all gluten free.  Please only take ONE cake, to give everyone a chance to choose.

All this helps to fund the group.  i.e. Renting our meeting venue, paying for stationery, and occasionally sending a donation to Coeliac UK who give us so much valuable and helpful information.

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