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Our AGM and 18th Birthday

On 2 July we will be holding our AGM and celebrating our 18th birthday.  We'd love to have a birthday card from you!  As well as wishing us a happy birthday, please tell us about what you value about the Elders Council and what it has done for you and other older people in the City.  As an 18 year old, we also need advice on what you think the Elders Council can do to make Newcastle a great place to grow older.  Cards or email gratefully received!

We elect the Board of the Trustees at the AGM and we are always looking for new people who are willing to come forward and support the work of the organisaiton.  Could this be you?  If you would like to know what it involves, please contact [email protected] or ring 0191 2082701.

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Older People Working for Older People...

The Elders Council is a group of people who are interested in having a say about how to make Newcastle a great city in which to grow old. We do this in a variety of ways - peer research, arts projects, focus groups and regular meetings with service providers and policymakers.

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Exciting Opportunities with the Elders Council

Would you like to get more involved with the work of the Elders Council?  There are many different opportunities on offer.  Would you like to help us with out Coummunications programme and contribute to the development of the Magazine and/or the E-Bulletin?  Would you like to become a Trustee and help to steer the work of the organisation and help us to plan for the future?  Can you arrange for members of the Elders Council to come and talk to a group you are part of?  Are you interested in doing a small piece of research?  Do you enjoy facilitating group discussions?  No special skills are required, as we offer support and mentoring.  We just need people with a passion for improving the quality of life of older people in the city.  Contact [email protected] or call 0191 2082701 if you would like to find out more about how you can get involved.

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Elders Council AGM 2 July 2019

Our AGM and 18th Birthday On 2 July we will be holding our AGM and celebrating our 18th birthday. We'd love to have a birthday card from you! As well as wishing us a happy birthday, please tell us about what you value about the Elders Council and what it has done for you and other older people in the City. As an 18 year old, we also need advice on what you think the Elders Council can do to make Newcastle a great place to grow older. Cards or email gratefully received! We elect the Board of the Trustees at the AGM and we are always looking for new people who are willing to come forward and support the work of the organisaiton. Could this be you? If you would like to know what it involves, please contact [email protected] or ring 0191 2082701.

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