Poppy Appeal 2014 to be launched in Hatfield

PUBLISHED: 12:00 18 October 2014

Poppy Appeal

Poppy Appeal

This year's Poppy Appeal will be launched in Hatfield next week.

The event is due to take place at The Galleria, on October 24.

Organiser Elaine Forman said: “I am the Poppy Appeal organiser for Hatfield and also an ex-servicewoman and my volunteer colleague is Chris Hughes, who is the Poppy Appeal organiser for North Mymms.

“We are working as a team for Hatfield and North Mymms.”

She added: “MP Grant Shapps has been instrumental in facilitating a partnership between the Royal British Legion 
[RBL] and The Galleria and 
they have offered the most wonderful installation.”

At the launch Elaine will be joined by Invictus Games gold and silver medal winner Emma Burns and Home Guard re-enactor Andrew Bond.

MP Mr Shapps is also due to attend the event at around 4.30pm. It will be held upstairs by M&S.

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