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Clubs Come Together To Celebrate The 50th Anniversary Of Loughor Old Age. December 08, 2015 06:52

Well folks, Loughor Old Age know how to celebrate an Anniversary! Chairs Jill and John Thomas hosted a fabulous party at Loughor Welfare Hall. The Pengry's Chairman Iain Murray and Club Secretary Les Davies attended the event. Alongside dignitaries Regional Old Age Chair John Davies, Loughor Mayor Cllr. Robert Smith, Gorsenon Mayor Cllr. Ken Jones, Gower Area Vice-Chair Peggy Clement and Swansea DJ Kevin John. We were move to tears listening to The Welsh Speaking School Choir who sang so poignantly. Whilst guest speaker DJ Kevin John also made us cry, with laughter, as he regaled hilarious story after story. All guests agreed that the hall was beautifully decorated and the buffet superb. Organised by Ladies on the Loughor Old Age Committee, what attention to detail and what a spread! Last but by no means least the cake was cut by 91years young Mrs Mima Lloyd, whose mother was a founder member of the branch. Isn't it fantastic when different people, different clubs and different age groups all come together... 

Members Of Loghor Old Age With Loughor Mayor Cllr. Robert Smith

Chair Jill Thomas with Gorseinon Mayor Ken Jones

Chair John Thomas with dignitaries John Davies, Peggy Clement & Robert Smith.

Regional Old Age Chair John Davies with Pengry's Chair Iain Murray and Secretary Les Davies

Welsh Speaking School Choir

Beautifully Decorated

A Superb Buffet 

Stunning Cake

Mima Lloyd cuts the cake


The Pengry's Fun-Filled Charity Night In Aid Of Ty Olwen. September 02, 2015 10:11 1 Comment

Our Club made a promise to Ty Olwen's President Margaret Bartlett in 2011 to continue supporting their work. True to our word another fantastic effort was made by the Committee and Club Members. Rocket Joe Joe & The Old Time Bangers, an amazing live band took us back to the 50's and 60's, as we partied until the early hours. Thank you to Band Members: Jess, Dan, Jason & Matt you were brilliant! The Auction was fast and furious with Members bidding for a signed and authorised Scarlett's Rugby Shirt. Culminating in the last Two Men or should I say Two Women standing, and secured by a very generous Club Member who bid a whopping £110. Another one of our Members kindly donated £50 and many Members bought tickets for a very impressive Raffle.

Margaret Bartlett was unable to attend due to ill health and sent her apologies, she was greatly missed and Club Members wish her a speedy recovery. In Margaret's absence Ty Olwen's Chairwoman Helen Murray gave a witty and in-part poignant speech. Whilst thanking the Club for their continued support; Helen reminded us that Ty Olwen was about a team of dedicated staff and volunteers, but above all was about the Residents. It was about ensuring the best palliative care at all times, with an emphasis on the person's dignity and making things fun.

A massive thank you to everyone who came and supported this very worthy cause with what proved to be another Fun-Filled Charity Night at The Pengry.

We raised a total of £700

Rocket Joe Joe & The Old Time Bangers.

Band Members: Jess, Dan, Jason & Matt

Brilliant Lead Singer: Way To Go Jess!

Charles & Carol Show The Youngsters How It's Done!

 A  Very Genorous Pengry Club Member Secured An Authorised, Signed Scarlett's Rugby Shirt With A Whopping £110 Bid.

Pengry Club Chairman Iain Murray & Club Secretary Les Davies Present The Cheque To Ty Olwen's Chairwoman Helen Murray.


Live Music At The Pengry. August 03, 2015 18:54

 

Eagles Tribute Band The Long Road came & conquered at The Pengry last Friday, 31st July. Pengry members, fellow local club members & representatives of local charities all partied together; as the Band played a superb tribute to The Eagles followed by musical genres from The Beatles to The Shadows. These amazing musicians ensured a good time was had by all & we hope to see them again in the near future. What a night WOW! Well enough of our chatter check out the pictures & videos below.

Eagles Tribute Below: Heartbreak Tonight

Eagles Tribute Below: Take It Easy 

Beatles Tribute Below: I Saw Her Standing There

Below: What Amazing Instrumentalists 

  

 

Family & Friends of The Rachel Emily Waters Rememberance Fund Show Their Support For The Long Road.

For Further Information Visit: www.rachelemilywaters.co.uk


The Pengry Know's How To Party! July 27, 2015 22:15

Well Folks, I attended Dai Madden's Retirement/80th party. The party of all parties! Hosted by The Pengry Club's Committee & Dai's wife Joyce to say a massive THANK YOU to Dai. Who as we all know will do anything for anyone, is a true friend, was a dedicated & diligent Committee Member with a heart of gold. Superbly organised & co-ordinated by The Women's Group, the room decor was amazing, the food fantastic & the entertainment brilliant. Well done Ladies you did Dai proud! Friends, Family & Fellow Club Members partied until the wee small hours. Way to go Dai! Okay enough chatter from me, I'll let the pictures & videos do the talking.

Superbly Organised By The Women's Group: Amazing Attention To Detail & Fantastic Food. 

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Time To Party On Down!

Quick Rest Bite For Speeches. A Special Thank You To Ryan Who Travelled From Exeter To Compere.

 

A True Talent: Iori Edwards Singing Happy Birthday Above.

  

The Last Dance: Almost 50 Years Wed & Still In Love x

 

Time To Cut Sylvia Madden's Delicious Birthday Cake. 


What A Trip! July 08, 2015 00:46

Our Epic Blackpool Adventure.....

Pengry members' joined fellow club members' on a fabulous long week-end away in Blackpool, which was superbly organised by Christine Murray. We had a brilliant journey down last Thursday and likewise brilliant return journey home on Monday. What a mini break fellow bloggers! I visited The Cavern & Docklands in Liverpool, Sea Life, The Tower Ballroom, Harry Ramsden's & marvelled at Funny Girls Cabaret, whilst ensuring some serious shopping time! At a cost of only £150 per person inclusive of transport there & back, half board, nightly entertainment & two excursions it was absolutely amazing value for money. I have travelled to many places abroad but apart from the Gower never really holidayed within the UK. Seriously; I did not realise what we can enjoy right here on our own doorstep! Well enough chatter, I hope you enjoy my pictures & videos.

 Visiting Liverpool where I watched 3 men defy gravity. 
3 VIDEOS:
Sea Life where a friendly EEL says hello! (Click onto arrows to watch full screen.)
Even though I'm into R&B Music personally, the Tower Ballroom was amazing.
Blackpool Beach, stunning views from our Hotel.

Harry Ramsden's Cordon Bleu Cooking at affordable prices!

Funny Girls: An amazing Cabaret & honestly SHE is a HE!

The Funny Girls were absolutely fabulous darling!