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SoLO’s Board of Trustees

Jan Prior
Jan Prior

Chairperson – Involved since 2006

 

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Personal knowledge of disability (parent)

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Gillian Penny

Trustee – Involved since 2006

 

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Retired NHS HR Director

 

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Interesting fact coming soon

 

Sarah Russell

Trustee – Involved since 2012

 

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Skills – Finance and social networking

 

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I run a vintage make up company

 

 

Jan Prior
Sue Stocks

Trustee – Involved since 2011

 

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Governance Business knowledge (Senior Manager)
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I am married to Father Christmas

Lindsey Crompton

Trustee – Involved since 2012

 

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Parent of young man with autism.  Chair of the Time Out Parents Group

 

Skills – Finance and social networking

 

 

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I’m a huge english history fan and do family history research for people all over the world.

Steve Rowell

Trustee – 2015

 

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Interesting Fact

I once had lunch on the next table to Cary Grant

Scott Embley

SoLO Voice Ambassador

 

Skills

Voice Ambassador

Interesting Fact

I can talk in front of 100 or 1000 people without betting nervous

 

Ian Richards
Ian Richards

Trustee – 2015

 

Skills

Finance Director and Business Consultant

 

 

Interesting Fact

I have played 5-a-side football for the same team in the same league since 1994

Paul Beech

Trustee – Involved since 2000

 

Skills

Personal knowledge of disability, IT

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Interesting fact coming soon

 

 

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Look who came to visit today!

We were very pleased to receive a visit from our local community police.  Ellen and Mo Patel visited us to discuss some possible fundraising opportunities from the Active Citizen Scheme.  It was lovely to see them both and we have invited them back to meet our members, but not before Janet was given the opportunity to find out just how heavy those vests are – 1.5 stone!  Wow – the police deserve a medal just for wearing the uniform. It was great to be able to show them around the new build at Walnut Close which is now reaching the first floor – photos to follow later in the week. We look forward to seeing Ellen and Mo at another time whilst they are busy policing the area and keeping us all...

Hurrah for Sainsburys!

We are very grateful to Sainsburys Dorridge for a fabulous year of fundraising!  Today we were presented with a cheque for £2263.83 and a trolley full of goodies! We have been working with Sainsburys for the last year and have enjoyed a huge amount of support from their staff and customers in that time.  We have held bag packs, we have been able to showcase our SoLO projects in store and  have benefitted from the generosity of shoppers donating Easter eggs in season. We pay tribute to Jane their community champion, Karen the store manager and the whole team of amazing staff who have gone over and above to support us as a charity.  We look forward to working together in the future and to enjoying maintaining the links we have created together. We wish every success to the Alzheimers Society who will be their next charity of the...

We have a wall!

What a lot has been achieved within a week – goes to show what you can do with a bit of hard work, grit and determination.

We now have the first storey of our new extension in place with walls all around and next week will the breaking through into the main building and the steel put in place.

Such excitement as we plan for the range of activities that we will be able to offer our members when this new facility is open – I will keep you updated with its progress!

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