Dorothy stands down after 20 years at Belle Isle charity

One of Belle Isle Elderly Winter Aid’s oldest Trustees retired from the Board. For over 20 years Dorothy Hopper has been a Volunteer and Trustee of Belle Isle Winter Aid.

She was visited at home by Councillor’s Judith Blake and Kim Groves to be personally thanked for all her years of service to the charity. The Chair of BIEWA – Joyce Appleyard, and the Secretary were all present to convey their thanks, for her outstanding work.

Project Manager Sonny Garewal said:

“Dorothy has been a wonderful help to the charity both as a Volunteer and a Trustee.  We are pleased that she will continue to attend the 59 Centre as a Service User, as we are always happy to see her.”

The 59 Centre is run from 59 Belle Isle Circus, and welcomes any older person over 60 years old, who lives in Belle Isle. They run a range of different activities on different days. For more information please phone (0113) 277 8208.


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