Friendship Lunch Unites Wakefield Community at Hampsons Plant World

So the time finally arrived! The Home Instead Wakefield Friendship Lunch at Hampsons Plant World, which was truly amazing! With 61, YES 61 people in attendance.

So, the time finally arrived! The Home Instead Wakefield Friendship Lunch at Hampsons Plant World, which was truly amazing! With 61, YES 61 people in attendance, it was a day filled with laughter, music, and the warmth of friendship. The event left everyone feeling inspired and connected.

The highlight of the day was undoubtedly the enchanting performance by James Martyn, who graced the gathering with his talent for the first time. His music resonated with the audience, leaving an indelible impression. Everybody was very impressed with him, and his music set the perfect tone for the day.

Following the musical interlude, it was time for some classic games of bingo and an exciting raffle. The atmosphere buzzed with anticipation as the lucky winners claimed their prizes. To wrap up the lunch, a spirited game of sticky 13 brought smiles and camaraderie to the fore, a fitting end to a delightful afternoon.

This Friendship Lunch was more than just fun and games. It was an informative event that brought together guests from various organisations dedicated to enhancing the well-being of the Wakefield community. Representatives from the Alzheimer’s Society, Stroke Association, Turning Point, MNDA, Parkinson’s Support Group, Live Well Wakefield, and Healthwatch Wakefield were present, offering valuable support and advice.

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A group of people socializing and visiting booths at an indoor event with tables and informational stands. - Home Instead

The Friendship Lunch was graced by distinguished guests, Cllr Josie Pritchard, Mayor of Wakefield, and Cllr Melanie Jones, Mayoress, who lent their support to this wonderful community event. Hampsons Plant World played the perfect host for this heartwarming event, and credit goes to Amanda, Gill, and ALL the staff who worked tirelessly to ensure that everything ran smoothly. The delicious food served was the icing on the cake, leaving everyone satisfied and content.

Last but not least, heartfelt thanks go out to the dedicated colleagues, Ann and Maureen, who tirelessly orchestrated every detail from start to finish. Their unwavering commitment and hard work were truly inspiring, and they exemplified the spirit of community and friendship that this event celebrated.

In the end, the Home Instead Wakefield Friendship Lunch at Hampsons Plant World was more than just a gathering; it was a testament to the strength and unity of the Wakefield community. As people departed with smiles on their faces and memories in their hearts, it was clear that this event had made a lasting impact, forging bonds that would endure long after the day was over.

Please find the dates for any future lunches below:

A large group of senior citizens seated at tables inside a greenhouse cafe, having lunch and socializing. - Home Instead