A lady celebrating her 100th birthday this month has develop into an
web sensation after a Facebook
post about her went viral.
Winnie Blagden, who turns 100 on Could 31, was the topic of a
put up on the social community by BBC Radio Sheffield.
The 99-year-old, who never had
children, has no household following the loss of life of her husband
George and has little contact with the skin world other than
The Fb put up defined, “We might like to make her landmark
birthday actually particular – are you able to assist?
“To begin with, we might wish to get Winnie some birthday playing cards and
letters to open on her huge day.”
1000’s have responded on-line and in particular person, pledging
the whole lot from a fish and chip supper to 100 pink roses.
Mrs Blagden, who has lived in Sheffield her entire life, is
taken care of by Serenta HomeCare.
A press release mentioned, “Serenta would identical to to say an enormous
thanks for such type gestures.
“What a really wonderful second for us. We will not wait to see her
face when she realises simply how particular she is. She is going to
completely love each single remark, present and card and also you
will all make her day so particular.”
“She calls us her little household; we’re completely overwhelmed
by your kindness.
“She actually is a really particular woman and you’ll all assist to make
her day as particular as she is.
The items and treats that Winnie has been promised are
A cabaret entertainer has promised to attend Mrs Blagden’s
celebration, a magnificence salon has supplied a pamper bundle and an
equipment firm is sending a classic china teacup and
saucer for a birthday cuppa.
A pizza firm, The Pizza Man. has supplied to feed Mrs Blagden
and her pals on the massive day.
Simon Walker AKA The Pizza Man mentioned on Fb, “Winnie, meet
Winnie, my Land Rover defender/pizza oven. She’s named after my
nan who would have been 100 this yr too!
“I’ll fortunately come right down to see you and feed you and your
pals for a birthday deal with.”
A extra conventional British deal with, Jameson’s Cafe & Tea
Rooms in Sheffield mentioned they might make a birthday cake.
A classic girls clothes retailer has supplied a purse and a
florist will likely be sending some flowers.
Birthday greetings are being posted from as far afield because the
US, and Radio Sheffield plans to current her with all playing cards and
items on Could 28.
Playing cards may be dropped into the BBC Sheffield workplaces in particular person,
or posted to BBC Radio Sheffield, 54 Shoreham Avenue,
Sheffield, S1 4RS.