Our Volunteers’ Week coffee morning was sup-herb!
June 21, 2017

On Weds 7th June, we held a special coffee morning for our in-house volunteers to mark National Volunteers’ Week and to say thank you for their time, outstanding commitment and dedication to Living Paintings.

We decorated our production room with balloons and banners, and served our volunteers with copious amounts of cake and coffee! As a gift to show our appreciation, we wrapped up herbs (kindly donated by local garden centres) and included messages of thanks on lolly pop sticks.

Our volunteers enjoying coffee and cake

A mountain of herbs decorated by the Living Paintings office

Our volunteers enjoying coffee and cake

A snapshot of the event with staff talking to volunteers

Staff at Living Paintings weren’t the only ones who wanted to say thank you to our volunteers. Several library members put together video messages, which we then showed to our volunteers on the day. The videos even included a message from a very special celebrity guest!

Watch the video here:

Thank you to the following local businesses for kindly donating cakes, herbs and balloons to the event:

Wyevale Garden Centre, Thatcham

Cottesmore Garden Centre, Kingsclere

Wolverton Nursery, Wolverton

Yew Tree Garden Centre, Newbury

Honesty Bakery, Kingsclere

Hillier Garden Centre, Hermitage

House of Cards, Thatcham

Pageants, Newbury

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