Your local North Shore Concert Band is presenting a free "Jazzy" and Classic Christmas Concert at the Birkenhead College Auditorium @ 7.30pm on Tuesday December 10 for an hour. Lots of very interesting Christmas numbers...
Come along and enjoy something a little different. Koha is welcome.
Any queries: phone or text Darrell on 021 99 88 95
What book sticks in your mind?
When a Christchurch school lost four classrooms to fire, retired AMI Branch Manager Philip Buckingham knew how he could help.
Philip – “ When one of our offices is relocated or refitted as a flexi workspace, there are all sorts of useful items left behind — stationery, file cabinets, chairs, desks, computer monitor arms. For years now, we have gathered it all up and donated it to schools; initially those hit particularly hard by the Christchurch earthquakes. It’s hard to explain, but it’s just in our DNA at AMI to help people. After the Russley School fire, there was an urgent need to get the kids some stationery. On my way home, I went to the school and spoke with the principal, Greg Lewis. We couldn’t have asked for a better principal for the school, he is such a great guy.”
…read the full story here.