The Mayor's Charities for 2017 - 2018
The Mayor of Rushden, Cllr Mrs Barbara Jenney, chosen Charities for her Mayoral year 2017 - 2018 are:
- Rushden Branch of the Royal British Legion;
Provides lifelong support for the Armed Forces community - serving men and women, veterans and their families.
- TS Diamond Rushden Sea Cadets;
Provides young people aged 10-18 with the opportunity to build confidence and learn life skills as well as to sail, windsurf and canoe.
- Medical Detection Dogs;
Utilises dogs highly-developed sense of smell to identify serious illnesses, such as cancer, at a very early stage. The Charity also train dogs to act as Medical Alert Assistance Dogs allowing people with life-threatening health conditions greater independence and above all saving their lives on a daily basis.
- Royal Navy & Marines Charity;
Provides life-long support for sailors, marines and their families.
You are very welcome to come along to my events and help raise much-needed funds for these and other local good causes.
For further information about these charities, events, or opportunities to get involved please email the Mayor's Secretary firstname.lastname@example.org