Fam­ily fun in hon­our of car­ers

Rutherglen Reformer - - News - Dou­glas Dickie

A day to cel­e­brate the hard work of hun­dreds of car­ers across Ruther­glen and Cam­bus­lang has been or­gan­ised for June 11.

Dubbed Step Out Saturday, the event has been or­gan­ised by La­nark­shire Car­ers Cen­tre to mark Car­ers Week 2016.

It in­cludes a range of fam­i­lyfriendly ac­tiv­i­ties in­clud­ing a raf­fle, tombola, fancy dress photo booth, face paint­ing and fire en­gines, as well as cul­tural dance and mu­sic and pam­per­ing for adults.

Run­ning from 11am to 3pm at the Alona Ho­tel, Strath­clyde Coun­try Park, the event is open to car­ers through­out La­nark­shire, their fam­ily and friends.

Peo­ple in­ter­ested in at­tend­ing the event, or oth­ers ac­tiv­i­ties or­gan­ised as part of Carer’s Week 2016 should call La­nark­shire Car­ers Cen­tre on 01698 428090 for fur­ther in­for­ma­tion and to book a place.

Carer’s Week 2016 is fo­cus­ing on build­ing carer friendly com­mu­ni­ties, places where car­ers feel sup­ported to look after their fam­ily or friends and are recog­nised as in­di­vid­u­als with needs of their own.

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