Oh, We Do Love To Be Beside The Seaside! Harrier House Care Home Residents Treated to an Unforgettable Day Trip to Skegness by Local Rotary Club

The residents of Harrier House Care Home in Hucknall were all smiles as they embarked on an adventure of a lifetime, thanks to the generous support of the local Rotary Club. The Rotary Club donated the cost of a heart-warming day trip to the picturesque coastal town of Skegness, allowing the residents to relive some of their cherished memories all while, create new ones.

Upon arriving in Skegness, the residents were greeted by the soothing sound of waves crashing against the shore and the invigorating sea breeze. They revelled in a day of sunshine, scenic walks along the beach, and the nostalgic scent of traditional fish and chips wafting through the air.

The local Rotary Club’s commitment to community service shone brightly as they sponsored the entire adventure day. Residents were treated to a comfortable coach journey, a morning of playing arcade games and rides followed by a tray each of freshly battered ‘fish’n’chips’ to enjoy while watching the seagulls flying over the waves.

Ian, one of the delighted residents, couldn’t contain his joy as he expressed, “It felt great to be by the seaside, and feel the sand between my toes!” His sentiment echoed the collective happiness shared by all who attended.

Harrier House’s dedicated Activities and Wellbeing team ensured that every detail was taken care of, from arranging a sumptuous seaside lunch to handing out sticks of rock, a sweet reminder of their delightful adventure. It was a day filled with laughter, camaraderie, and cherished moments.

“The residents of Harrier House Care Home and the team extend their heartfelt gratitude to the local Rotary Club for their unwavering support and generosity. Such community-driven initiatives exemplify the spirit of unity and compassion that brings communities together,” said Samantha Kavanagh, Home Manager at Harrier House.

Harrier House Care Home and the Rotary Club look forward to fostering more meaningful partnerships in the future, with the shared goal of enhancing the lives of the elderly in the community.

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