The Organisation of the Month for March is Botley & North Hinksey Over 60s Lunch Club and this is what they have to say about themselves:
Our local lunch club for the over 60s meets on alternate Thursdays in the Seacourt Hall. A two-course meal is served by volunteers at 12.30 promptly and diners can arrive from about noon onwards to meet and chat with their friends.
All food is bought locally on the day and the first jobs of the morning are to go shopping and clean the kitchen surfaces before work can start on preparation. We buy our meat from Andy Brock on Elms Parade and the majority of other things, including vegetables, from the Co-op. We then get stuck into preparation, cooking, washing up, serving, clearing tables, and more washing-up!
We celebrate Christmas with a festive meal, a raffle, and a visit from Father Christmas to dole out the prizes. Lunch Club doesn’t make a profit but any surplus goes towards making Christmas a special occasion.
We are looking to expand our team of volunteers so if can you spare some hours on alternate Thursday mornings we would love to hear from you. Either pop in to the Seacourt Hall around 10.30 am or contact Viv Smith email@example.com or tel: 01865 241539.