Dronfield Floral Art Group

At a floral art demonstration in Dronfield on 6th November 2014 Elaine was given over £200 – the proceeds of the raffle. In her thank you talk she gave a short explanation about the work of CRY and many useful contacts were made.

WI soup and Sweet Lunch

On 19th November 2014 over seventy members of The Rutland Group of WI’s attended a soup and sweet lunch organised by Dronfield WI.  As  Dronfield WI’s Charity of the Year Elaine received the proceeds of the raffle which amounted to over £200.  Trustees of The Derbyshire Federation also made a generous donation of £100. An article

CRY Parliamentry Reception november 2014

Ian and Elaine were honoured to have been invited to the CRY Parliamentary Reception held at the House of Commons on 26th November 2014.  We were so pleased that our MP Natascha Engel had decided to join the All Party Parliamentary Group and we spent a lovely day with her at Westminster and are so grateful

CRY Christmas Tree at the Freemasons Tapton Hall Sheffield

Every Christmas nearly thirty charities each decorate a Christmas tree in Tapton Masonic Hall in Sheffield. Over the Christmas and New Year period it is estimated that over 4000 visitors see the trees.  The tree for CRY was decorated with hearts made by Elaine’s friends from various Dronfield ladies’ groups. On 17th December 2014 a number

Dronfield Singers at Sainsbury's

On 13th December 2014 Elaine and The Dronfield Singers sang carols outside our local branch of Sainsbury’s and the collection was donated to CRY.

Music in Sheffield's Botanical Gardens July 2014

Thursday, July 15th 2014 and “the team” of special friends were ready in their CRY T shirts to sell programmes on the gate of the Botanical Gardens in Sheffield.  It was a lovely summer’s evening.  The music for the evening was a Glen Miller Tribute Band.  We set up a table next to the gazebo with

First Screening in Dronfield 12th July 2014

On 12th July 2014 the first screening in Dronfield took place at Gosforth Fields Playing Fields Association premises. A team of seven came from CRY and 100 young people were screened during the day.  Our local MP Natascha Engel also came to offer her support as well as the local Freemasons.  A team of ladies –

Coffee Morning in memory of Neil Ward

A coffee morning was held at the home of Elaine Ward on 29th November 2013 to raise funds for the heart screening in Dronfield in July 2014.  £414 was raised thanks to friends who together with Elaine made and sold craft items, cakes, jams and chutneys, cards and Christmas Trees made out of Celebration Chocolates which