December End of Year Update

Wow we are almost at the end of 2018 already!

December was quite a festive month here at dates-n-mates Aberdeen with a visit to the Christmas village, carols in the park and of course our big open Christmas party!

Members really enjoyed the Christmas village, the carol singing and a pub dating evening but the main event was the party!

Our party was held at the Copthorne Hotel which has been a well loved venue for dates-n-mates Aberdeen and they certainly did not disappoint this time either. The event include a 2 course meal of traditional turkey dinner and sticky toffee pudding. Everyone said that the food was really good! We also had a live band playing a combination of pop, ceilidh and Christmas music which was fantastic and got everyone in the festive spirit. The dancefloor was full almost the entire time The Jig Splitters were playing – it was great to see this!

We also had a special guest to help us give out raffle prizes on the night – SANTA! Prizes included restaurant vouchers for The Ashvale and Café Andulez, a chocolate brownie from Fairy Bakes Aberdeen and our grand prize of a signed Aberdeen football club shirt.

We had two lovely volunteers taking photos on the night… C-Change member of staff Justyna and dnm member Sean.

The RGU students who are fundraising for us at the moment also attended to tell members about the big fundraising dinner they are hosting for us in March 2019.

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As the year comes to an end we would like to say a BIG thank you to everyone who has supported the project in 2018. We are looking forward to providing many more exciting events, training, dating and other opportunities for our members in the new year.