RENFREWSHIRE Chamber recently presented ‘Street Stuff’ with a cheque for £2,500, its share of funds raised at the Chambers annual business awards, the ROCCOs.
The donation will go towards a special celebration event for regular users of the award-winning Street Stuff programme.
Street Stuff is a mobile partnership service that provides a range of youth activities across Renfrewshire, including street football, youth gym and dance workshops
Renfrewshire Chamber, finalist in the UK Chamber of the Year 2011, has raised £25,000 over the last two years for Renfrewshire charities and good causes.
Commenting on the donation, Chamber president, Tom Johnston, said: “We do our best to support young people across Renfrewshire, not just with donations but also our time.
“For example all 63 schools are members of the Chamber and we are working on various employer related initiatives.
“Plus, the Chamber is an integral part of Young Enterprise Renfrewshire – helping raise funds and recruit business advisors for teams participating in the Company Programme.”
Picture taken at St Mirren FC – Kayleigh McCall, Shaun Greig, / Alan McNiven, CEO Engage Renfrewshire: Stephen Gallacher, St Mirren street football co-ordinator: Tom Johnston, president Renfrewshire Chamber of Commerce: Jim Goodwin, St Mirren Club Captain. / Emma Quinn, Christie MacColl
About the Chamber
Renfrewshire Chamber is the area’s premier business membership organisation. With over 525 members, the Chamber helps Renfrewshire grow and prosper via networking events, marketing channels and its products and services such as export docs, business mentoring and business centre.
The Chamber was established in 1964 and is based at Glasgow Airport, led by chief executive, Bob Davidson.
The Chamber is offering all new members who join in January 2012, 25 per cent off their joining fee and their first networking lunch for free.
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