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diary                              update                                                                   Chairman’s







                                                                                                                   comments




      In the last 12 months our top priority has been the safety and wellbeing of our
      members and those wonderful volunteers who keep Take Heart’s service for the
      Yorkshire Heart Centre operating.
      Included below is an update for information. If you have any questions please      Dear Members
      telephone 0113 392 2888 or preferably email admin@takeheart.net
                                                                                         I hope you have all enjoyed the summer!
      NEWSLETTERS                            TRUSTEES COMMITTEE
      We continue to work hard to maintain a   MEETINGS                                  Due to the ongoing covid pandemic       technology now. Although we are
      printed copy of this newsletter for our   Commenced March 2021 on a ‘virtual       our annual sponsored walk in            not able to fund raise in the same
      members. The Take Heart office (normally   basis’ and we look forward to meeting in   Roundhay Park was not able to        ways as we have previously we are
      open on a Wednesday) in the Brotherton   person again soon.                        go ahead as usual in September.         still seeing donations to the charity
      Wing of LGI remains closed and once
      anything changes we will let everyone                                              However, the Trustees were pleased      so thank you to our supporters.
      know via our website and newsletters.    VIRTUAL SPONSORED WALK                    that we could have a virtual walk       This is much appreciated by our
                                             The Annual Sponsored Walk held in           instead with members doing their        patients and staff. We have included
      AFTERNOON TEA                          September at Roundhay Park has been         own walks in support of the charity.    newsletter items from the staff to
                                             cancelled for this year, a virtual sponsored
      The monthly Afternoon Tea sessions in   walk has been held by members,             We missed seeing everyone as it         showcase some of the ways in which
      the Take Heart Seminar Room on F Floor   volunteers and families during the month   is such a lovely time for us to get    we are improving the patient and staff
      of Jubilee Wing, next to the Yorkshire   of September, with sponsorship going to   together to do the walk and have our    experience, I hope you enjoy reading
      Heart Centre wards, remain cancelled   the benefit of patients in the Yorkshire    stalls which are always very popular.   about these as much as I do!
      until further notice. Once anything    Heart Centre. An update will be included    However, we hope many of you still
      changes we will let everyone know via   in the December Newsletter.                managed to get together with friends    Please continue to take care and keep
      our website and newsletters.                                                       and family to enjoy your own walks.     safe.
                                             CHRISTMAS CARDS 2021                        I very much hope that next year we      Best Wishes
      ANNUAL TRIP                            Orders have not been placed for             will be able to have a sponsored walk
      Reluctantly we have had to cancel      Christmas Cards for sale this year,         in the beautiful Roundhay Park and
      the Annual Day Trip for members and    however we have an existing stock           we can get together once again.
      volunteers (always a popular event) for   of cards, types of cards and availability
      this year.                             can be acquired from email                  The Trustees continue to meet
                                             office@takeheart.net                        virtually on 'Teams' and after a few    Gina McGawley
      QUIZ NIGHT 2021                                                                    blips we are getting used to the        Chairman
      The Quiz Night scheduled for 11th      We will keep all members informed of any
      November 2021 has been postponed until   changes, please continue to stay safe.
      2022. The proposed new date is Friday   Trevor Thompson, Editor
      6th May 2022. Details to be confirmed in
      future newsletters.

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