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Walk For Dementia

On behalf of Home Instead Senior Care, we’d like to say a massive thank you to everyone supported, shared, advertised the event and very importantly all those who took part in our event to raise money for the Alzheimer’s Society and their fight against dementia. Together we raised £837.08
The money raised will help make a difference to those supported by the Alzheimer’s Society and the services on offer:
  • £5 could pay for one person to attend a half hour session at a monthly Dementia Café, providing information and support for people with dementia and their carers.
  • £20 could pay for 100 copies of Understanding and respecting the person with dementia - one of the Society's most requested factsheets.
  • £50 could fund one of our National Dementia Helpline Advisors for an hour, as they offer practical advice and emotional support to people living with dementia, their carers, family and friends.
  • £120 could pay to run Talking Point for one day - the Society's 24/7 online community for all people affected by dementia.
When it comes to the success of a charity event everything depends on the support it receives both by participants and contributors. We were glad that the rain held off, but unfortunately it was quite windy. We still managed to have a good turnout of over 100 people.

Five new members for the Order of St Asaph

Five people have been honoured for their contribution to church life across North and Mid Wales.
The Order of St Asaph is presented to individuals in recognition of their outstanding service to the Diocese of St Asaph. The five new members were admitted to the Order during a special Evensong service at St Asaph Cathedral on Monday evening (3 October).
The Bishop of St Asaph, the Rt Revd Gregory Cameron said: “Those receiving the Order this year represent a cadre of lay people who have given outstanding service to the diocese in many different ways. Admittance to the order is a way of recognising and thanking them for their contribution.”
The new members are listed below:
Philip Eyton-Jones is awarded membership of the Order for his contribution as chairman of the Diocesan Advisory Committee.
Professor John Last CBE receives membership of the Order for his dedicated service to the diocese as a member of the Diocesan Board of Finance and its Investment Sub Committee.
Clive Myers is honoured for his contribution as Chair of the Diocesan Board of Finance, and the Widows, Orphans and Dependents Committee, as a member of the Diocesan Board of Nomination, lay-Chair of the Governing Body of the Church in Wales and he is a member of the Representative Body of the Church in Wales.
Martyn Walsh is honoured for his work in the significant development of the diocesan publication, Teulu Asaph and as creator of the visual identity for ‘Unlocking our Potential‘.
Peter Williams receives the award for his contribution to the life of the Diocese as a former Diocesan Director of Education from 1997 until his retirement in 2004.
The Order of St Asaph was set up in 2013 by Bishop Gregory and now has 25 members. Previous members admitted to the Order are listed at http://stasaph.churchinwales.org.uk/life/diocesan-conference-2016/diocesan-conference-2015/the-order-of-st-asaph/.
Picture by Nathaniel Ramanaden