Living Paintings wins Hampshire High Sheriff Community Award
February 25, 2014

The High Sheriff Community Award is given to individuals or organisations that have made an outstanding contribution to their local community in Hampshire. We are delighted to have won. Three cheers for all of  our volunteers, members, friends and supporters in Hampshire.

The awards ceremony will take place in the Great Hall, Winchester, Saturday, 1 March. Camilla Oldland, LP CEO, will be accepting the award along with library member and LP trustee Danni Curtis, and volunteer Len Webb.

Rupert Younger visited Living Paintings in December to meet staff, volunteers and library members and to learn more about our service. Pictured below, Rupert Younger with Living Paintings young library member, Jodee.

Rupert Younger with Living Paintings young library member

Rupert Younger, High Sheriff of Hampshire, commented:

“I have visited each of the winners with Keith and am inspired and humbled by the dedication, commitment and sheer dogged determination of each of them.  I look forward to congratulating them formally at the High Sheriff of Hampshire Awards Celebration this Saturday where they will have the chance to meet and share their experiences with other winners from around Hampshire. ”

Keith Chapman with Living Paintings staff and volunteers

Pictured above, left to right, Liz Davies (LP Publishing Manager), Living Paintings volunteers – Carol, Judy, Len, Camilla Oldland (LP CEO), Councillor Keith Chapman and LP volunteer Maggie.

Councillor Keith Chapman, Hampshire High Sheriff Community Award Panel Chair for the Basingstoke area commented:

“I was very pleased to be asked to help with the High Sheriff awards. I am delighted that my nominations are going to be recognised for the service to the community”.

Rupert Younger commissioned this video to celebrate our award nomination. It was filmed, directed and edited by three students from the University of Winchester. You can also watch the video on our Youtube channel.

Keep up to date with Rupert Younger, Hampshire High Sheriff on Twitter @hampshire_hs

Pictures and videos of the awards ceremony coming soon..

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