After a year of forced inactivity due to the pandemic, the Algarve Senior Bikers finally managed a group ride again. Twenty five members were pleased to get out on the bikes again and meet up with fellow members again after so long.
At the inaugural meeting and open day of the AWL Croquet club, over 40 members and guests were welcomed to Central Algarve in Moncarapacho. Following raising the flag, several games were played, with the consensus being the effort had been worth it. The lawn played well.
The ADL, Dance School of Lagos have qualified to participate at the finals of the ALL DANCE WORLD HYBRID 2021 in November in Orlando, USA.
Based at the Central Algarve Holiday Centre for children with special needs, in Moncarapacho, is a new club, the AWL Croquet Club. Formed with the intention to allow anyone to enjoy and play a game of croquet, in pleasant surroundings. The centre is a fantastic facility for special needs children, with numerous friendly animals and birds in surrounding paddocks.
For Rotary Club Estoi Palace International (RCEPI) it has been a difficult 12 months as many of its regular fundraising events have had to be cancelled due to Covid 19 restrictions. Despite the problems, its members have continued to meet every week but almost all of its meetings, often with national and international speakers, have been held on Zoom.
Did you know that of the roughly 18,000 British citizens living in the Algarve, more than 8,000 are 65 and older1? While these numbers are from 2019, we know that since the Brexit referendum there has been an increase of 111% in applications for Portuguese residency from British citizens2, so this number is likely to be considerably higher by now.
Share & Care Portugal was born from a sad event in a womans life when her hubby, Michael died suddenly. The day was beautiful, the sun shining, we went for drive in the mountains, had a lovely picnic and paddled in the river. On the way back we collected pine cones from the forest, we sang and listen to music in the car driving home.
The Embassy of Ireland in Portugal has made a special presentation of Irish food gift packs to Portuguese frontline health workers on Ireland’s National Day – St. Patrick’s Day – as a symbol of gratitude and solidarity amidst the ongoing Covid pandemic.
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