ADAPT Open Day

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ADAPT celebrated their 5 year anniversary on Saturday with an open day at the monthly meeting.   Jane Cronin, the president and founder of ADAPT gave a brief history and explained the aims of the association.     The Mayoress of  San Pedro del Pinatar,  Visitacion Martinez Martinez, was present along with the Councillor for Education  Ma.Guadalupe Garcia Oliver,  the Councillor for New Technologies Alvaro Tarraga Carrasco and Councillor for Social Services Francisca Pelegrin Quereda.     Councillor Marie Jose Albaladejo Alvarez who helped Jane in the initial setting up of ADAPT attended along with our local ´Bobby´ Dani.     Senior staff who have been running a cookery course for ADAPT within Eroski Supermarket were there as were representatives from various schools and organisations with whom we have worked over the past 5 years.     Our wonderful secretary, Janet Pierce, had created and presented a video of photographs and movies spanning the 5 years and what an interesting time we´ve had!  The video can be viewed on      We´ve had Carnivals, Bird Ringing, Pantomimes and Environmental projects.  We´ve been very involved with schools in the area and with helping Vacaziones en Paz.   We´ve visited an Eco Farm, The Military Academy and also a few wineries!   Our ADAPT Choir has become very popular as have our Conversation Exchange meetings.     These are a few of our projects and all this is apart from the clubs within the association such as  Rambling, Metal Detecting, Computer, and Dinner Club etc.     After the meeting guests and members took the opportunity to socialise and were offered drinks and snacks.     ADAPT meet on the first Saturday of the month at Hogar de Pensionistas, San Pedro, at 10:30 am. See our website   or  Tel.  E. Winskill  966 18 94 02


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