Midlands Wales and SW meeting 5th June 2018 - UK Housekeepers Association

Midlands Wales and SW meeting 5th June 2018

Midlands Wales and SW meeting 5th June 2018

    The Stratford Hotel hosted the meeting for Midlands Wales and SW on 5th June 2018, it was a fantastic evening.

    The meeting started with a warm welcome to the new associate members, Meryl Hopkin-Mattison Beds, Sharon Brown-HC-one, Deborah Wadd-Roca and Mahesh Patel-Nilfisk. We were also pleased to see Stephen Bradshaw from The Bed Factory, welcome back!

    Summer Ball - 6th July 2018

    Delia discussed the summer ball which is being held in Edinburgh in July, we hope that you have all booked your tickets, if you haven't yet you can do so here.

    Delia also raised some interesting points regarding the impact cleaning agents are having on people’s health. We discovered that unbelievably some can be more damaging than smoking 20 cigarettes a day.

    Elections were a hot topic with the members. A big thank you to Chris Bick and Viv Gayle for their contribution to the committee. Delia explained that they were standing down and invited anyone that was interested to join the committee. So if you are considering joining, please get in touch.

    Braving the Shave!

    Sara Kilbey-The Executive Head Housekeeper of The Stratford Hotel and her Head Housekeeper Tania Tilley, shared with the members that a member of their staff, Helen Jaakonari was having her hair shaved on Wednesday 6th June for McMillan ‘Brave the Shave’ and was donating her hair to The Princess Trust - see the gallery below. A donation box was available for anyone to donate.   

    Huge congratulations to one of our members, Sylvia Elphick who has been promoted to Deputy Executive Head Housekeeper at The Holiday Inn Birmingham Airport.

    Raffle and Sponsorships

    Thank you to all below for their raffle donations: The Committee, Deborah Wadd- Roca, Jayne Brittain-Ardencote Manor, Meryl Hopkin-Mattison, Nigel Smith-Mattison, Sam Crosby-Aslotel, Mahesh Patel-Nilfisk, Liz Smith Mills-Decotel, Viv Gayle-Hotel Du Vin, Liz Downie-Ada Pacific Direct.

    Thank you to Kasper Shiel-Gilchrist and Soames for sponsoring the wine.

    Thank you to our hosts The Stratford Hotel,Arden Street

    Special thanks to Sara Kilbey, Executive Head Housekeeper and her Head Housekeeper Tania Tilley. Our apologies too for getting Sara's hotel confused on some of our marketing with the other Q Hotel near Stratford...

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