Sta­tion sends mes­sage to busi­ness

Rutherglen Reformer - - News From The Pews -

Two or­gan­i­sa­tions mak­ing waves in Ruther­glen and Cam­bus­lang took cen­tre stage when the Lo­cal Busi­ness Net­work con­vened last week.

More than 20 peo­ple de­scended on the Burn­side Ho­tel on Fri­day to hear about the work of Cam­glen Ra­dio and STV Chil­dren’s Ap­peal.

Launched in 2011, the STV Ap­peal aims to re­duce child poverty in Scot­land and pro­vides grants to groups that work to im­prove the life chances of young peo­ple liv­ing in Ruther­glen.

The ap­peal’s Jules McKim pro­vided an in­sight into the work of the char­ity and what it hopes to achieve in the near fu­ture.

Cam­glen Ra­dio’s Linda Oliver spoke to the au­di­ence about what the sta­tion had achieved in its first year of op­er­a­tion.

The Lo­cal Busi­ness Net­work also pledged sup­port for busi­ness stud­ies stu­dents at Stonelaw High School and has vowed to at­tend the en­ter­prise events held as part of their learn­ing.

David Col­lie Pho­tog­ra­phy also of­fered his ser­vices for free at the meet­ing, tak­ing cor­po­rate pho­to­graphs in re­turn for a do­na­tion to the STV Chil­dren’s Ap­peal.

Net­work The meet­ing was a great suc­cess

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