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diary                              update                                                                   Chairman’s


      In the last 16 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
      telephone 0113 392 2888 or preferably email                   Welcome to summer and our latest        It’s great also to see how we are still
                                                                                         newsletter which we are so pleased      receiving many generous donations,
      NEWSLETTERS                            ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING                      we have managed to find safe ways       despite Covid and lockdown, with
      We continue to work hard to maintain a   The AGM was held on 14th June 2021 on     to be able to pack and post out to      sponsored walking challenges,
      printed copy of this newsletter for our   a virtual basis amongst our key staff with   our members. I am sure you, as I do,   raffles and other events. It is also
      members. The Take Heart office (normally   the results printed in this newsletter and   look forward to reading about what   very special to receive donations in
      open on a Wednesday) in the Brotherton   on our website.                           the charity has been doing, hearing     memory of loved ones. Thank you so
      Wing of LGI remains closed and once
      anything changes we will let everyone   TRUSTEES COMMITTEE                         about all the wonderful ways we are     much.
      know via our website and newsletters.                                              improving the lives of patients and
                                             MEETINGS                                    staff at the Yorkshire Heart Centre. I
      AFTERNOON TEA                          Have commenced wef March 2021 on            do like the regular fun section which
                                             a ‘virtual basis’ and we look forward to
      The monthly Afternoon Tea sessions in   meeting in person again soon.              always makes me smile, even though
      the Take Heart Seminar Room on F Floor                                             the jokes can be a little bit ‘cheesy’
      of Jubilee Wing, next to the Yorkshire                                             and learning more about our Trustees    Gina McGawley
      Heart Centre wards, remain cancelled   VIRTUAL SPONSORED WALK
      until further notice. Once anything    The Annual Sponsored Walk held in           in the ‘know your trustee’ section.     Chairman
      changes we will let everyone know via   September at Roundhay Park has been
      our website and newsletters.           cancelled for this year, the Trustees are
                                             proposing a virtual sponsored walk,
      ANNUAL TRIP                            whereby members, volunteers, family
                                             and friends may wish to hold their own
      Reluctantly we have had to cancel      walk or just set your own step targets,
      the Annual Day Trip for members and    with sponsorship going to the benefit of
      volunteers (always a popular event) for   patients in the Yorkshire Heart Centre.
      this year.
                                             We will keep all members informed of any
                                             changes, please stay safe.
                                             Trevor Thompson, Editor

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