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First Aid Training

Thanks to all of you who attended our in-house First Aid Training on Tuesday.  Special thanks to Sue Blackburn for delivering the training, enabling our parents to gain vital skills and knowledge if there was ever a need to use them (hopefully not)!!!  Well done everyone, certificates on their way.  Sarah

Makaton Enhancement Training

On Monday and Tuesday I have been on the Makaton Enhancement Training, its a three day course with the final day on Thursday.  Helen Adams is a fantastic trainer, she is also a Speech and Language Therapist (you don't have to be Speech and Language Therapist) and she is Self Employed Freelancer.  If you would like more information please contact me.  Courses available will suit Parents and Carers with progression and courses for Professionals.  You can also check out the Makaton Charity Website for more information, free downloads and the on-line shop.  Sarah

Makaton Signing for Babies

Wow what another wonderful session.  And so well attended, this week there were 12 families who came along which was great.  My guess is that its the party food which draws people in!!!!Great to see everyone, each had an easter egg courtesy of Sundowns and some to take home for siblings.Everyone looked great in their odd socks for 'lots of socks' World Downs Syndrome Day which is next week.Hope to see some of you at Forest Schools over the Easter Holidays.  Sarah

BNI Mercury and Clean as a Whistle

Today I stood in for Jane Fishwick at Clean as a Whistle at the Thursday morning (9.30am to 11.30am) BNI Mercury Chapter meeting.When you go to one of these meetings on behalf of someone else you are called a 'sub' I have become 'subbing Sarah' nice nickname hey, could be worse, in actual fact I have been called worse come to think of it!!!What is BNI? BNI is a Business Networking Institute and is a Global strategic alliance for business networking.  If you own your own business or work for someone its a good place to market your wares.Why attend these meetings?

BNI 10 minute presentation

As a BNI member each week we have the opportunity to promote our cause for 60 very quick seconds, however its visitors day tomorrow, we still get 60 seconds but are allowed to take visitors and visitors mean points on our target traffic light system.Next week is Kim's allocated 10 minute presentation to promote Sundowns.  Hopefully I have done it justice, the rest is up to Kim.....good luck!!!Sarah xx

Film review London has Fallen

Tonight I went to Odeon Bromborough (I have purchased a one day travel insurance through Compare the Market to qualify for the Meerkat Movies two for one, which cost me a grand total of £4.36) so nipping out to the cinema with my 14 year old son has become a regular habit.London Has Fallen stars Gerard Butler as a fantastic body guard to the American President.  This film is the sequel to Olympus Has Fallen and has a very similar story line.  The Prime Minister of England has died.  London comes under attack at the State Funeral.

Happy Tuesday 15th March 2016

Happy Tuesday, the sun is shining, the daffodils are blooming, and the sky is blue.  Spring has arrived. 

Event - Tropic Pamper Party Thursday 17th March 1pm til 4pm

Due to popular demand we have added another date for pampering.  We will be at The Welcome Center on Thursday 17th March 1pm til 4pm.  Come along for a 5 minute facial, feel pampered and treat yourself.  Face, hands and even feet can get the pampering treatments available.  See you there.  Thanks Sarah

Event Tropic Skincare Pamper Party Friday 18th March 2016

Happy MondayWe are hosting a Tropic Skincare Pamper Party this Friday 18th March 2016 7pm onwards for all our members.  Please email Sarah if you would like to come and I will send you the venue address.Thanks Sarah

BNI Membership

As a local Charity we are members of BNI Mercury, the largest business networking organisation in the World.  The weekly meetings allow us to effectively promote Sundowns not only with the 20 or so business men and women in the room but also every person that they come into contact with while doing their daily business.  BNI Mercury is hosted by Holiday Inn at Hoylake on Thursday mornings at 9.30am til 11.30am and breakfast is included.  Each member has a 60 second slot to promote their business and on a rota basis one member will be allocated 10 minutes to do a presentation.

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