ABC to Read wins second place in Slough Awards

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Berkshire charity ABC to Read has won second place for Slough Group of the Year in the Slough Voluntary Sector Awards.

The announcement was made at a dinner ceremony on Friday 20 November at Windsor Mariott Hotel and was attended by ABC to Read Chair, Noreen Sumra and Lindsey Livingstone, ABC to Read fieldworker for East Berkshire. The charity was chosen from over 80 initial nominations and the award was presented by Alan Sinclair, Slough Borough Council.

The Slough Voluntary Sector Awards celebrate the achievements of local voluntary and community groups in Slough and are organised by Slough Get Involved. The Dash Charity were awarded first place in the Group of the Year category, with Home-Start Slough coming in third.

Marcia Rowlinson, ABC to Read Chief Operating and Development Officer, said: “It’s always an encouragement to our volunteer mentors for their impact to be recognised and we’re thrilled to have won second place in these Awards.”

There are still spaces available for any new volunteers to take part in training at the beginning of 2016. For more information about training days or joining the scheme as a school, contact: abctoread@btconnect.com