Charities host fun open day in Welwyn Garden City

PUBLISHED: 20:24 16 August 2012 | UPDATED: 20:32 16 August 2012

Up for the Open Day: HAD secretary Alison Pearman and members of WGC Fire and Rescue Service are looking forward to the Open Day on August 17.

Up for the Open Day: HAD secretary Alison Pearman and members of WGC Fire and Rescue Service are looking forward to the Open Day on August 17.

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A FUN and informative day out for all the family takes place in Welwyn Garden City tomorrow (Friday) to raise funds and awareness of two charities.

Hertfordshire Action on Disability (HAD) and Hertfordshire Society for the Blind (HSB) are holding an open day at their Woodside Centre base, situated in The Commons, near the QE2 Hospital.

The all-day outdoor event starts at 10am and finishes at 4pm and features a host of exhibitors, including WGC Fire and Rescue Service, Guide Dogs for the Blind and the blind life and sports coach Danny Miles.

Several other charities, including Welwyn & Hatfield LD Day Service and Herts Multiple Sclerosis Therapy Centre will also be exhibiting, together with many specialist companies demonstrating the latest equipment and services available.

HSB’s new chief executive Mike Duxbury will also be attending and promoting National Eye Care Week, which takes place from September 10.

On-site car cleaning is also planned, along with a raffle to help raise much-needed funds.

Food will be available, with an ice cream van also present.


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