A strawberry cream tea followed by competitions and raffles was held last Friday to raise money and awareness for Peterborough Association for the Blind.  The rain even stayed away and the sun made an appearance!

Held in the grounds and home of Trustee Martin Lucas, a few members together with the Committee were joined by the President of the Whittlesery Lions Club, Steve Palmer, who presented a cheque in the sum of £200.00, received from fundraising carried out by the club.

The money will go towards PAB’s monthly walking group, just one of the many regular groups and clubs that PAB run for people with a visual impairment.

Competitions included ‘Name the Teddy’, ‘Guess the Weight of the Cake’ and ‘Wine or Water?’

Cakes were made by friends, family and volunteers, and the Co-op Stores at Oundle Road and Thorpe Road kindly donated prizes for the raffle as part of their commitment to support PAB this year under their community fund initiative

PAB would like to express their gratitude to Susan and Martin Lucas for opening up their home for this event.  The guide dogs certainly appreciated some time off to enjoy the beautiful gardens!  Thank you to our Trustee Norma Wildman for her time spent putting the event together.  And last but not least, our sincere thanks to all of the volunteers that provided cakes and their valuable time.

More pictures of the day below:

If you are interested in Volunteering for PAB or if you have a visual impairment and would like to know more about our social activities, then get in touch with the office on 01733 344844 or email info@mypab.org.uk for further information.

Guests enjoying Strawberry Cream Teas

Guests enjoying Strawberry Cream Teas

One lucky winner with the giant bear from the guess the name of the teddy competition

One lucky winner with the giant bear from the guess the name of the teddy competition

The walking group being awarded the cheque for £200 from the lions rotary club

The walking group being awarded the cheque for £200 from the lions rotary club

PAB Chairperson Sylvie Wheeler with Vice Chair Norma Wildman

PAB Chairperson Sylvie Wheeler with Vice Chair Norma Wildman

Group shot of guests talking and sitting in the garden

Group shot of guests talking and sitting in the garden

A Teapot Shot!

A Teapot Shot!

Guests relaxing in the garden

Guests relaxing in the garden