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The Jewish Chronicle - - COMMUNITY -

AN INI­TIA­TIVE to get more “ma­ture women” in­volved in vol­un­teer­ing has been launched to mark the 80th birth­day of “pro­fes­sional vol­un­teer” Ros Pre­ston.

The Jewish Vol­un­teer­ing Net­work’s Pres­i­dent’s Pro­ject — Mrs Pre­ston is the JVN pres­i­dent — will en­cour­age women to be­friend and sup­port the el­derly and lonely.

Around 100 women at­tended a brunch in Mrs Pre­ston’s hon­our at The Grove in Wat­ford on Sun­day.

More than 20 char­i­ties from the Jewish and wider­spec­trum which­con­tinue to ben­e­fit from Mrs Pre­ston’s ef­forts were rep­re­sented. Ros Pre­ston

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