HC-One’s first birthday party took place on 1st November, 2012 at 2pm attended by the Mayor Val Raw, Deputy Mayor Barbara Clare. Wendy Walker, Defoe Court’s new Home Manager is also shown at the cake cutting ceremony.  Entertainment was provided by Mark Hodgson who sang a variety of songs from the 60’s and 70’s. The birthday party theme was “Awards Night at the Oscars” and Lesley Joss, a member of staff along with her pet dog, took first prize dressed as Dorothy and Toto from the Wizard of Oz. All residents, friends and family members agreed it was a wonderful afternoon.

“We would like to thank Honest John, on behalf of residents and staff at Defoe Court, for his generous donation of £250.00 to the Residents Fund for Christmas treats.” said Wendy.