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News and forthcoming events at FOT 

Members of the Friends Of Tenerife Committee were invited by the Red Cross to a presentation of awards in the University of Tenerife  in appreciation of the help we give to the association. We were awarded a bronze medal and a certificate which was presented to our President, Ken Fisher. Some hundreds, if not thousands, of officials, helpers and members of the Red Cross were present. It was good to know that our help was so appreciated, and we shall , of course, continue to support them as we have done  for some years.

Our Annual Christmas Dinner was held at the Mini-Golf Restaurant in La Paz  on Tuesday 10th December, and was attended by members of the committee and some 40 or so members.There was the customary Raffle and there were many prizes including a food hamper given by Carmen, our Vice President, and a special raffle for two beautifully decorated Christmas Cakes made by Cheryl.  All the money raised by our raffles etc. go to our charities who are so grateful for our continuous help.
Our next event is a New Year’s lunch to be held at the Ruen Thai Restaurant in Puerto on the 21st January. The price for this is 20 euro for members, and the time, as usual, 1.00 for 1.30 p.m. To book for this event, ring Maureen or Jean on the telephone numbers given below.
On 4th February there will be another Coach trip to the South of the Island calling at Iceland but preceded by a stop in Las Americas where you can enjoy looking round the shops, or, even better, lunching on Fish and Chips at Scampi’s. The coach, as is customary, costs 10 euros, and leaves from outside the Botanical Gardens in La Paz at 11.30 a.m. 
On 18th February – a buffet lunch at the popular Masaru in La Paz for 17 euros.
On 25th February our Annual General Meeting will be held at the Teide Mar in La Paz at 6.00 for 6.30 p.m., and will be followed, as is customary, by a buffet for the price of 5 euro.
On  17th March a lunch has been arranged at the Restaurant Magnolia in La Paz, as usual 1.00 for 1.30 p.m. the price, 18.50 euro.
We should like to wish all our members a very enjoyable Christmas and a happy and healthy 2020 and we look forward to seeing you at some, if not all, our forthcoming events.

For further information, or to book for any of our forthcoming events, please call Maureen on 922 341 979, or Jean on 922 384 809.

(Please note that the next Car Boot sale to be held at All Saint’s Church in the Taoro Park will be on the 11th January 2020)