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CARS Christmas Lunch December 2012

25th January 2013 Created this page by adding the report & pictures.


Christmas Lunch - Saturday, 8th December 2012.

CARS organised its traditional Christmas Lunch for paid-up Members and invited guests at the Lodge Country Inn, near Battelesbridge meeting from 12 noon for 12.30pm for the meal.

Lodge Country Inn is really in the middle of nowhere!   Post Code SS11 7QT.     Click here to go to the Lodge Country Inn's Web Site.     Tel 01245 320060.

CARS Christmas Lunch

On Saturday, 8th December, 2012.

This was held at The Lodge Country Inn, Hayes Chase, Burnham Road (A132), Near Battlesbridge, SS11 7QT. Tel 01245 320060.

CARS were pleased with 48 Members and YLs at their Christmas Lunch in the nice Conservatory.   The weather was very kind with a temperature outside of 5 degrees C and inside 20 degrees C - a little too hot for some.

Click here to see the Lodge Country Inn.

The Lodge Inn is located between the new and the old roads from Rettendon Turnpike and Woodham Ferrers.

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Invitation Card produced by Martyn and Val - Chairman John.
Photo left by Norman, M0FZW - right by James 2E1GUA

Vice Chairman Martyn and Val, his YL organised the meal which was served after Grace was said by Carl, President.

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President Carl (left) and right the organizer Martyn, G1EFL
Photos by Norman, M0FZW.

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The Christmas Lunch being served - James 2E1GUA.

Typical meal was Prawn Cocktail - Breast of Chicken plus trimmings - Christmas Pudding and Brandy Sauce - Mince Pies - Mints and Tea/Coffee all served by smiling Waiters/Waitresses.

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The Vice Presidents (left) and Val, Organizer.

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Terri and Norman (left) - Peter, G1FOA with Santina, M6TTR (right).

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Hon Member Louis Poli, N3OL from America, (left) with Geoff, G7KLV - Terri with Luke, M6LNT (right).

All this for a very good price.

Christmas cards circulated and a Grand Raffle was organised by Geoff, G7KLV assised by his Son-in Law, Bill Allen.   Profits will be given to Charity - thanks for all the lovely donations and support.

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Luke drawing the Raffle with Chairman John.
Could it be as good next year?

What do we do next year?   Do we repeat the excellent event?   Suggestions to a Committee Member, please.

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