Motivation week

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This week has been Motivation Week and If you have been in class I have told you that a hundred times! but I am sure I have motivated a few of you.
I have made some of the classes a little bit harder with faster music just to motivate you a bit more. Dee from the Wednesday morning class loved it that much she “sparkled” a heart on her back lol.

Aprons – Peg Bags – Christmas Stockings raised how much!

Wow and wow again. Let me tell you a story. A few months ago I was told that a friend of a class member had passed away and she had been very keen on sewing. Her husband had a huge bag of material including aprons that she had already made. The question was what to do with it all? Jenny our class member asked me if I had any ideas and the rest you know. Along with Liz who took away the material and made more aprons, peg bags and Christmas stocking we have raised an amazing £491.80. Our lovely Win has been selling plants, cuttings and a few jewellery items which raised a total of £43, Win would like to add this to our total making it now… £534.80……. Julie will round this up to £550
Jenny has now spoken to the gentleman concerned and the money will be split, £275 will be sent to The Tom Bowdidge charity and £275 to the Mary Barron Suite at Colchester Hospital.
That just leaves me to say once again, thank you for your support.


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Hello Sticker Week

I will never say goodbye to motivation but next week is “sticker” week.
Lula loves her sticker books and has her very own sticker chart for when she is a good girl. That got me thinking, we all love a sticker. Next week in class you may just get a sticker…what for I hear you say. Let’s start with have you been a good girl and go from there! I have many different stickers so watch out…………………….
Classes next week
All 3 classes on Monday the same as usual
Tuesday morning class is a Body Conditioning class
Tuesday night class held at Stanway School
Wednesday Shrub End as normal
Thursday night Highwoods as normal
Friday morning Shrub End as normal
Saturday NO class – CLOSED
See you in class soon

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