Cheers to the grave milestone!
16 GoodGymers made their way 7.4km to help the Heene Cemetery in Worthing.
- Monday, 25th of September 2023
- Led by JULIA GLEESON
Happy 60th Birthday Mr Robinson
On a very happy evening we all convened at the cemetery to combine good deeds followed by an epic celebration in honour of John 60th Birthday.
With volunteers aplenty we had to bolt on an additional task to accomodate everyone. Luckily Rik and Val came to the rescue and half the group headed to Heene Church Rooms garden to start work on a new project for us.
Back in the cemetery we welcomed Ryan to our group. Although many of us know Ryan as being Sarah partner, it was especially nice to see him at his first task. Luckily Lucy was on hand together with Ricky to partner up and do some very fine raking and bagging!
Elsewhere in the cemetery Sue was busy pruning brambles from the grave looking extremely fit in her shorts and long compression socks!
Meanwhile, Anne and Sarah were busy raking - this was certainly the case when I left to check in with the other half of the group but I'm not entirely sure that the work rate was kept up in my absence - ha ha! Some of the photographic evidence may support this!
Duncan, fresh from a 3 day stag event and a board meeting was busy digging whilst trying to stay awake!
Back at the new task - the ground force makeover team were certainly going at full strength.
We will return to this site in the coming winter months to really get a grip with it and smarten the whole area up.
We all reconvened at the cemetery for a Happy Birthday sing song followed by a group photo and a well deserved drink at the pub where we presented John with a variety of presents from his GG buddies!
Great job and smiles all round !
Hope to see lots more of you at the tasks in the coming weeks !
Report written by JULIA GLEESON
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