Early Christmas present for Potters Bar group

PUBLISHED: 14:00 22 August 2012 | UPDATED: 14:03 22 August 2012

Representatives of Sainsbury's hand a cheque over to the Potters Bar Sixty Plus group

Representatives of Sainsbury's hand a cheque over to the Potters Bar Sixty Plus group


CHRISTMAS has come early for one lucky group in Potters Bar.

For the Potters Bar Sixty Plus group has received a very early, yet welcome, Christmas present.

The Darkes Lane branch of Sainsbury’s has handed the Wyllyotts Centre-based club a £300 donation, which will go towards this year’s Christmas dinner.

Funds for the donation have come from sales of Bags for Life, so customers at the Potters Bar supermarket have helped play their role in the donation, too.

Store manager Suzanne Kara said: “Our store is at the heart of the local community and it is important that we can do as much as we can to support it.

“When we heard about the Potters Bar and South Mimms Sixty Plus we were really pleased to be able to help out.”

Shirley Harrison, of the Sixty Plus group, said: “We are delighted with the donation, things like this go a great way to helping us out.

“We don’t just have a Christmas lunch, we have entertainment too, so this donation will really help us out.”

* The club is looking for a volunteer driver for one of its minibuses.

The Sixty Plus day centre opens from 10.30am to 1pm Monday to Friday and the minibus picks its members from Potters Bar and South Mimms up from their homes and drops them off again after.

If you have a couple of hours spare and would like to help the group out, call 01707 643602.

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