A LEAP all the way to Hol­ly­wood glam

Casablanca and cakes dished up for Vol­un­teers Week

Rutherglen Reformer - - News -

Cam­bus­lang- based com­mu­nity group L i g ht b u r n E l d e r l y As­so­ci­a­tion Project (LEAP) went to the movies to cel­e­brate Vol­un­teer Week.

The group held a vin­tage film and af­ter­noon tea event for their vol­un­teers as a thank you for their hard work.

The clas­sic film Casablanca was shown be­fore af­ter­noon tea and a game of bingo.

Cakes and other good­ies were do­nated by the Co­op­er­a­tive Half­way and Ruther­glen,Tun­nocks, Aldi Ruther­glen, Mor r i s o n s Cam­bus­lang, Waitrose New­ton Mearns and Greggs, Cam­bus­lang.

Vol­un­teers Week takes place each year and was held this year be­tween June 1 and 12.

It is co-or­di­nated by Vol­un­teer Scot­land and is cel­e­brated by vol­un­tary or­gan­i­sa­tions across the coun­try to recog­nise the con­tri­bu­tion that vol­un­teers make to UK so­ci­ety.

The day was at­tended by be­friend­ing and handyper­son vol­un­teers from Ruther­glen and Cam­bus­lang as well as vol­un­teers from R:evolve Re­cy­cle.

One be­frien­der vol­un­teer from Cam­bus­lang said: “A very big thank you all for a lovely af­ter­noon. The film, tea, bingo and raf­fle was ex­cel­lent and so en­joy­able.”

Iain English, Hands On Project Man­ager for Ruther­glen and Cam­bus­lang, said: “Thank you to all of our vol­un­teers who give up their time through­out the year.

“Thank you also to the or­gan­i­sa­tions who made do­na­tions and made our vol­un­teer thank you event pos­si­ble, in par­tic­u­lar to Waitrose New­ton Mearns who sent some staff along on the day to help out at the event.”

If in­ter­ested in vol­un­teer­ing with the or­gan­i­sa­tion please call 0141 641 5169 or visit www.leap­pro­ject.co.uk

Open­ing the fizz LEAP staff Ca­tri­ona MacGre­gor, Kirsty Louise Hunt, Hugh McNulty, Caro­line Gra­ham-Reade and Mel Robin­son came dressed in Casablanca-style out­fit

Time for tea Vol­un­teers had a fan­tas­tic time

Newspapers in English

Newspapers from UK

© PressReader. All rights reserved.