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F.A.C.E. Summer Market To Be In The Spring. 

F.A.C.E. (Fundraising in Arboleas, Caring for Everyone) are pleased to announce that their annual Summer Night Market this year is to be held in the Spring! The reason for this is that last years market held on the 23rd June just happened to co-incide with one of the hottest evenings of the Summer, which made it very uncomfortable for Committee Members, Stall Holders and Guests alike, so this year it has been decided to hold the event at the Bar Kubatin underneath the Hostal Meson in Arboleas on Friday Evening 27th April, opening to the public at 6-00pm. This should eleviate many of the over heating problems that were caused at last years Night Market. 

There will be a variety of stalls including cards and gifts, candles, windchimes, beers, silver and gemstones Lingerie and Menswear along with Androidman, Avalon, Walk for Life and a CCTV and alarms demonstration.There will also be a Raffle and a Tombola which will be run by F.A.C.E. themselves. If you would like to make a donation of a prize for these games, please get in touch with any of the F.A.C.E. Committee Members or leave your donation at either of the Total Entertainment Shops in Albox or Arboleas, or at Maloan's Bar in Albox. 

Entertainment on the night will be provided by a team from 89.8 SmoothFM Radio led by Jack Savage. Also F.A.C.E. will have the pleasure of popular singer Emma Wilde, who is going to sing a few songs for us. Throughout the evening , various presentations will be made to organisations that operate in the Arboleas, Albox and Almanzora areas. 

Food and drink will be available throughout the evening from the Bar Kubatin and admission to the Marke will cost only €1.  

For further information about F.A.C.E. and the work it undertakes, or if you are interested in joining this dedicated group of fundraisers, contact F.A.C.E. by using the telephone number 634 306 727. F.A.C.E can also be contacted through it's new account  @FACECharity www.twittter.com or on it's Web Page at www.face-charity.com and also through its own Facebook Page. 

F.A.C.E Celebrating 10 years of Fundraising.

F.A.C.E. (Fundraising in Arboleas, Caring for Everyone) is proud that it has completed 10 years of fundraising in the local community and is proud of its 10 years of history, which has helped to make it the premier people charity in the Almanzora Valley 

In 2003 the mother of the former F.A.C.E. President Adele Wrigglesworth registered her to take part in the “MacMillan Biggest Ever Coffee Morning in the World” Event . Adele had never done charity work before, but with the aid of friends and neighbours, she accepted her mothers challenge and set about organising her first ever charity event, which was held in her garden in Los Garcias in Arboleas. Over the following couple of years the event grew from being a garden event to taking over the whole street. However it was felt that money raised in Spain, should remain in Spain, and so from these humble beginnings, and with much help from the Arboleas Ayuntamiento, the present day F.A.C.E. Charity was born! 

F.A.C.E. is a hard working group of fund raisers, who try to raise funds for various organisations at both a local level for Arboleas and throughout the Almanzora Valley and at a more regional level throughout Southern Spain. 

F.A.C.E. organises different events throughout the year, including Raffles, Tombola’s, Bar Services for local theatre groups, quizzes and “nearly new” clothes sales. In addition it organises and hosts two major events in Arboleas. These are a Christmas Night Market and a Mid Summer Fayre. 

In July 2015 F.A.C.E. was nominated and won a prestigious award at the 6th Annual Almanzora Valley Awards for its charity work. This was the first time that a British run charity had been put forward for one of these awards. 

F.A.C.E has supported over the years on a national level the A.E.C.C. (Asociación Española Contra el Cancer) and A.L.C.E.R. (Asociación para la Lucha Contra Las Enfermedades del Riñon). On a more regional basis it has suported M.A.C.S (Mojacar Area Cancer Support) and locally it has in the past supported Little Owls in Arboleas, Grupo Scout 106 del Saliente in Albox and Harmony in Alfoquia. In addition it has provided Christmas hampers and Christmas presents for the poorest families in the region of Arboleas. 

The present F.A.C.E. Committee comprises of President Carrie Green, Vice President Gilly Elliott-Binns, Treasurer Lynne Dobie, Secretary Lorraine Cundy, Assistant Secretary Pauline Marshall, Press Officer Richard Tolman and Nicki Wakeman. 

F.A.C.E. hopes to Celebrate It's Tenth Anniversary in style however, it needs to firstly hold it's Annual General Meeting, which will be held on Friday 2nd March at the Hostel Meson at 10-30am so that the Committee that is elected can continue with the good work that has already been achieved over the forthcoming 12 months. Any member of the public is welcome to attend.  

Other dates you may like to make a note of in your diary will be the 9th  & 10th  March at 7-30pm and again on Sunday 11th March at 3-00pm when F.A.C.E will be supporting The Luvvies Theatre Group who will be presenting  JB Priestly’s “When We Are Married” at the Teatro Pedro Gilabert in Arboleas. F.A.C.E. will be providing a pre-performance and interval bar. On the 4th, 5th and 6th May F.A.C.E. will again be providing support services to the Incognito Choir at the Teatro Pedro Gilabert in Arboleas and once again will be providing a pre-performance and interval bar. 

For further information about F.A.C.E. and the work it undertakes, or if you are interested in joining this dedicated group of fundraisers, please attend our AGM on Friday 2nd March or contact F.A.C.E. by using the telephone number 634 306 727. F.A.C.E can also be contacted through it's new account  @FACECharity www.twittter.com or on it's Web Page at www.face-charity.com and also through its own Facebook Page. 

Richard B. Tolman. 

Photograph attached from the Archives - F.A.C.E. Treasurer Lynne Dobbie and F.A.C.E. Vice President, Gilly Elliott-Binns preparing for the famous F.A.C.E. Christmas Market in December 2017. 

 

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