Did you work at the famous city firm which made just about everything?
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Did you ever work at the much-loved and famous Mann Egerton company which employed thousands of men and women over the years?
If the answer is yes then, it is time to clock on again.
More people are wanted for a reunion on Friday October 6 and if the numbers are down, well, it could be the last one.
The response so far has been poor and now the organising committee are reaching out in a bid to get the message across to the former ME team – come and join us.
For so many years they were a major employer in Norwich and across East Anglia, and all over the country.
Like many other companies they became absorbed into a large group, and have now all but disappeared - but the memories live on.
There are still many employees who loved working for ME and for the past 25 years they have enjoyed an annual reunion.
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Not only are they great occasions to catch up on what all the members of the 'ME family' have been up to but, as people get older, it is important to keep an eye on each other.
'The very nature of the reunions is that the potential numbers will decline as there are very few recent employees and the passing of time will inevitably take its toll,' said one of the organisers, Kelvin Goodrum.
'The committee still believes however, that there are enough old Mann Egertonians out there to keep the reunions viable for several more years,' he added.
And he said: 'If you are not coming along this year, perhaps you will reconsider, maybe bring a partner, and/or encourage a former colleague to join you. Please remember if you ever worked for ME we would love to see you and there will be a very warm welcome,' said Kelvin.
That's Friday October 6 at The Cottage public house, Thunder Lane, Norwich, from 7.30pm. There will also be a buffet along with some familiar faces.
For more details from Kelvin email firstname.lastname@example.org or call him on 07770 960965.