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Summer closure until 3rd September 2015

HELP International, Benidorm held it's last meeting prior to the summer break last Thursday, 11th June. All our services are still available during the summer holidays - please go to our Contacts page for telephone numbers. Our weekly meetings will resume on Thursday 3rd September as normal. Have a lovely summer and keep looking at our pages for news of social events.

Visit from the school children from Valencia 28th May 2015

DON'T FORGET!!!!!!!!!!! We have our lively young visitors from the school in Valencia coming to see us on 28th May at the Social Centre. Please note that there will be no ordinary meeting on this day. If you want to join in the fun and help them with their English, then come along and join us. Let Bill (President) know if you are coming.

Fundraising at Cumberland Bar, Benidorm 1st May 2015

John and Sylvia of HELP International would like to thank Tony and his staff at THE CUMBERLAND BAR,for the use of his premises for the highly successful social evening and fundraiser for HELP International ,which raised 401 euros in a few hours,thanks to the efforts of Rob,Andrea and Eileen. A big thank you also to the generous donors as follows:-

HELP International come to the aid of young couple with premature baby

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Just to let you all know that our Welfare Officer and Vice President, Christine Lane has been helping the young couple who came on holiday to Benidorm and now have a premature baby, Freddy. Unfortunately she started to have her baby at 29 weeks. Freddy is in San Juan hospital and doing well. Mum and Dad, Jordan and Karla are staying nearby at a hotel. In the picture is Karla holding baby gifts donated by HELP Benidorm. We are having a fund raising for them on Friday at the Cumberland bar in Benidorm - so come along, have fun and help someone in need!

Donations, Donations Donations!!!

Our Treasurer, Geoff recently told us that he was tired out from taking €500 worth in coins to the bank, his fingers fair worn down to the bone from counting out the coins!! :) . Other donations came from - Margaret €27, Maddie's Bar €145, the Skeltons €2.90 and a Line Dance collection €259.80. Keep up the good work everyone!! :)

Sad news of former member of HELP International, Benidorm

We recently received the sad news that Mr James Menard - who was once a much valued Secretary Of HELP International, Benidorm - died in November lst year. Our thoughts go out to his friends and family.

St George's Day Celebration 23 April 2015

There is to be an event at the Station Restaurant at Alfaz Railway Station on St George's Day the 23 April - please wear red and white for the event. Tickets are available at €5 and the event goes on well into the evening. Proceeds will go to the Alfaz Food Bank.

Restart of weekly meetings on 9th April 2015

Don't forget to come and join us for a chat and a coffee as we recommence our weekly meetings tomorrow at the Centro Social José Llorca Linares, Benidorm - see 'Our Location' link for how to find us.

La Nucia International Day 15th March 2015

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Great fun was had by all at the recent La Nucia International day, and HELP members and our President, Bill, we busy selling pies to everyone - including the Spanish public who couldn't get enough of them! Have a look at our FACEBOOK page where there are lots of photos of the fun!

New Committee Members

We have two new committee members, John and Sylvia, who were entertainers and were the first people to help British artistes to set up here in Benidorm. They are now part of our team and looking forward to organising fundraising events, in aid of our funds. Eileen has also hit the ground running, taking over responsibility for the outside events 'Box' and involving herself in the planning discussions. Sally is heavily involved in translations and will co-ordinate our bookings for Languages in Nature, Albacete.

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