14 Jul 2016

National Volunteers’ Week 2016

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1st – 12th June 2016 marked this year’s National Volunteers Week. The annual celebration of the day was held on Friday 3rd June, hosted by the Lord Mayor of Swansea at the Swansea Bay REC offices where volunteers were thanked for their immense contribution tot he work of Swansea Bay REC. The volunteers, in turn, shared their experiences with all staff and guests present.

The Lord Mayor awarded Volunteers Week certificates of recognition to each of the volunteers in attendance. The day was a fulfilling experience with a lot of positive feeling coming from volunteers and staff as well. Cakes and other variety of foods from around the world was shared. The day concluded with a formal ‘thank you’ from Swansea Bay REC Chair, Mr Nick Tregoning and Board Trustee, Mrs Gwenda Jones .

The staff and Trustees of SBREC would like to say a HUGE thank you once again to all volunteers who have contributed to SBREC for the last year. It has been a pleasure working alongside you all and we hope to continue working with you in the future weeks, months and years ahead.

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Taha Idris, OBE, JP, is the Chief Executive of Swansea Bay REC Mr Idris has been in the equality and diversity field for the past 25 years He has served on the North West Regional Committee of BBC Children in Need. and more recently as a Board Member representing Wales on Community Fund and subsequently the Big Lottery Fund.
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