Group run

50 Good Deeds- Cultivating Joy at the Dementia Garden

7 GoodGymers made their way 5.3km to help the The Dementia Hub in Worthing.

  • Rosalind Reason
  • Gillybean
  • Lucy Booth
  • Sarah
  • Barbara Barrett
  • Craig
Monday, 11th of September 2023

Congratulations Sarah & Welcome back Ros

Once we all convened at the Dementia Hub it was certainly a joyous affair! However, before that everyone had to find the task and it wasn't helped by the fact the postcode was that of their old venue down the road! Luckily with some calls and frantic pavement waving we all ended up at the right time and right place!

How lovely was it to welcome back our intrepid traveller Rosalind on the same night that Sarah celebrated her 50th good deed! Considering Sarah is a fair weather GoodGymer and doesn't step a toe out of her front door if theres the slightest chance of rain, I think we will all agree that its a real achievement for Sarah to have got to 50 ! Time to model that black T shirt Sarah!

Still recovering from the extreme heat of her ultra event on Saturday Barbara got stuck into some pruning together with Gillybean who was the only member of the team who had visited the task with me before.

I put Craig in charge of the high pruning and Lucy was busily weeding. Meanwhile Sarah and Ros were multitasking! pruning the grass plus having a much needed catch up chat

Whilst Barbara, Gill and I cleared up the debris Lucy, Craig, Gill and Ros headed off for a short leg stretcher run.

Gill had managed to do a wonderful sweep up with a make shift broom in the form of branches she had pruned. The whole area looked immaculate in comparison to what it had looked like on arrival!

With a lovely framed print that John had made for Sarah consisting of her Worthing GG memories ( including a token London photo too) we wound the evening up. Sarah will officially celebrate her 50th on Monday 25th September alongside her buddy Johns 60th birthday celebrations. All welcome at the The Brew House from 7:15pm onwards.

Have a great week everyone !

Julia xx

Report written by JULIA GLEESON

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