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Come and enjoy a fun evening with a general knowledge quiz and a raffle, all profits in aid of the British Benevolent Association for Girona Province (BBA).
For those who have yet to hear of the BBA, it is an organisation run purely by and with volunteers that comes to the assistance of British and Commonwealth Citizens living or staying in Girona province when they need help (Website : https://bba-girona.org/ ). This can take the form of accompanying someone to a hospital appointment, visiting prisoners in Figueras prison, helping an elderly person with their shopping or just signposting people to other organisations when appropriate.
Offering this type of service requires funding, even though all committee members and volunteers willingly give their time free of charge.
The Quiz Night will take place on FRIDAY 28 APRIL, starting at 7pm with the quiz beginning at 7.30. There will be a participation fee of €4 of which €2 will to support the BBA.
The Venue for the evening will be the Clubhouse at Can Carbonell** – a private club between Llagostera and Vidreres with a bar serving a good range of drinks and tapas. (** see below for directions).
John Sturgeon will be the quiz master for the evening – those in l’Escala will know him well. Teams will consist of four – think of a fun name and register early as there will be a maximum of 10 teams (so a good chance to win!).
To reserve a table for your team – or if you do not have a team register anyway and we will make up teams of four – please send an e-mail to Anne Collier on:
Come and exercise your grey cells – and help a good cause at the same time.
** Directions to Urb. Can Carbonell (Post code for satnav users: 17455):
From the north, take the C31 Barcelona coastal road (which becomes the C65 and then the C35) to exit 92, which is direct onto Urb. Can Carbonell. Take the slip road passing the petrol station on the right, up to the roundabout, turn left to cross over the main road and up to the next roundabout where take the first exit, past the yellow mail boxes and the club house is directly in front of you.
From the south (Vidreres), use C35, exit 92 then right at the first roundabout, past the yellow mail boxes and the club house is directly in front of you.
Babs Patterson, BBA Honorary President after receiving her British Empire Medal presented by Her Majesty’s Ambassador to Spain, Mr Simon Manley CMG.
An informal ‘Coffee and Chat’ session is being held at the cafeteria San Antoni, Ave de la Unio 2, Sant Antonio de Calonge, on Thursday 12 May.
Veronica Wheeler, the BBA Volunteer Coordinator will be on the terrace (weather permitting, inside if not) between 11am and 12.30pm. Come and join her and other volunteers for coffee and a chat. Plus, if you know of anybody who would like to find out more about the BBA, become a member or a volunteer do bring them along too.
Veronica is looking forward to meeting you there.