June was another busy month for the Mayor, with summer coming into full swing and local activities around every corner!
On the 13th June Sue attended the Garrison Herald Health Fair, which was held at the Aldershot Garrison Sports Centre. This event was held in order to promote improvements in health and well being in the local community, with free entry to information and demonstrations on how to lead a better lifestyle. There was a wealth of information available, from leaflets on cervical screening provided by ‘Jo’s Cervical Cancer Trust’ to information regarding ‘The Royal British Legion’. It was an immensely helpful event for the local community!
Links to charities discussed:
Jo’s Cervical Cancer Trust – https://www.jostrust.org.uk/
The Royal British Legion – https://www.britishlegion.org.uk
Following this, Sue also attended The Sixth Form College Farnborough’s Art & Design Summer Show 2019 on June 14th. This was an opportunity for the incredibly talented students at the College to show the local community how their creativity has blossomed through their studies. The following week, on the 21st of June the Mayor attended the ‘Step by Step Sleep Out’, a fundraiser in aid of local young people facing homelessness. According to Step by Step’s website, the ‘Sleep Out’ “encourages participants to give up their bed for the night and instead endure the cold, hard floor of Aldershot Town FC’s stadium terraces… It’s a tough night and no one gets much sleep, but participants will be buoyed by an outdoor cinema screening, live music, wood-fired pizzas and fun activities.”
For more information regarding the incredible work Step by Step do within the local community, visit: https://www.stepbystep.org.uk/news/step-by-step-sleep-out-event-set-to-be-biggest-yet/
Later on in the month Sue attended the Farnborough College of Technologies Family Fun Day, an enjoyable event that provides prospective students the opportunity to discover the wide range of courses the college has to offer. The Vice Chairman and Vice Principal showed Sue around the events taking place that day, and it was a truly wonderful experience! Furthermore, Sue attended the Summer Ball which was held at the Vine Centre. With a roaring 20’s theme, the entertainment that night was outstanding with live entertainment, disco, an auction and a raffle in order to raise money to help some of the most vulnerable people within our local community. It was a wonderful night to celebrate as well as to raise further funds for the amazing work done by the Vine Centre.
June was overall a very busy month, and the local community was buzzing with the excitement of the summer ahead!