Posts Tagged ‘ Gayle Pearson ’

Goodbye Gordonton market

Oct 3rd, 2017 | By
Gordonton Country Market

The Gordonton Country Market is no more. The market committee and the Council of Oaks Christian Centre have agreed to cancel the market which has been held in Hukanui Park since 2012, said committee member Gayle Pearson. “We no longer have sufficient volunteers to continue to run the vibrant market we started in September 2012.

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Bags of delight

Dec 14th, 2015 | By
Bags for African school children

Number 8 Network’s day was made when this photo was sent in. Back in August we ran a story about ESOL teacher Gayle Pearson wanting a little help sewing fabric bags for African school children. Readers of N8N and Hamilton News stepped up and 170 bags were made and delivered to Abby Fisher, who is

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Bags for Africa on their way

Oct 26th, 2015 | By

One hundred and seventy fabric bags are on their way to Africa, all ironed and looking fabulous, says ESOL tutor Gayle Pearson. The bags will be used by school children living in a rural village in Malawi, Africa. Some pens and pencils have been thrown in, as well.  The call for help sewing the bags

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Wanted: bags for Africa

Aug 25th, 2015 | By

ESOL tutor Gayle Pearson wants help making fabric bags to be taken to Africa. She tells Annette Taylor more. “It came about because I wanted to do something for a young volunteer who had helped me every week for about nine months,” says Gayle. The volunteer was Abby Fisher, 20, who came in three or

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