To listen again to our interview on Radio Verulam yesterday afternoon please follow this link;http://listenagain.radioverulam.com/taxonomy/term/218 we are interviewed from 42 mins and 43 secs onwards.
Hear us talking about Dragon’s Apprentice, Busking Day and our World Aids Day / National HIV Testing Week exhibition at the wonderful Cathedral and Abbey Church of St Alban later this month.
Thanks as ever for your continued support
The Crescent Team
Thursday night was a sell out success ! The fashion show held by Chloe James Lifestyle for our benefit was hugely popular! We are so grateful to Donna and Maria from the lovely shop in the High Street, the Cote Brasserie also in St Albans High Street, and The Salon St Albans for all the hard work that went into making the night a great success. We even had Annie Brewster, our Mayor from 2013/14, modelling some of the lovely outfits.
The raffle will be drawn on Monday, so for those of you who still would like a ticket please call the store on 01727843431, or call in at 12 the High Street this weekend, open from 9.30 to 6pm Saturday and 11 to 5pm Sunday. Lots of great prizes including a £200 makeover at The Salon St Albans!
A great review of the evening by someone who was there on the night can be found here http://stateofadress.com/chloe-james-catwalk-show/ Lots of lovely photos included, will post more when we have some too.
Huge thanks from all of us to all of you who participated in the evening, or bought a raffle ticket, we really do appreciate your support, it does make a world of difference to us and allows us to keep doing our vital work.
More news to come in the next few weeks, including another concert, a fantastic exhibition of the Stand Tall Get Snapped Project at St Albans Cathedral for two weeks over the World Aids Day period, a busking day on 06 December at the Clock Tower, a cabin in the Christmas Market in December, street collections, a market stall, so much more to come! Not forgetting of course the talented students from St Columbas College who are working on our behalf to raise funds for their Dragon’s Apprentice challenge this year, more about this here http://www.dragonsapprenticechallenge.com/
Thanks as ever for your support, keep watching this space for updates on the above events up to Christmas and into 2015 !
The Crescent Team
We are very pleased to announce that we are taking part in the Dragons Apprentice scheme organised by the Centre for Voluntary Services in St Albans, and have been partnered with a team of apprentices from St Columbas College in St Albans, their Dragon mentor will be from St Albans Solicitors Brethertons Law.
The aim of the scheme is that the apprentices take a seed capital of £100 and turn this into £1000 or more for their partnered charity through organising a series of events or investing in or selling items to achieve their goal. It aims to teach students business skills and promote effective teamwork. They will be competing with teams from other schools in the area to reach their goal and there will be an awards ceremony at the University of Hertfordshire in March 2015 where the teams will present their achievements and a winner selected based on a number of criteria.
More on this great project here http://www.dragonsapprenticechallenge.com/
We are absolutely delighted to be involved and are very much looking forward to working with the students and their allocated business “Dragon” from Breverton Law solicitors.
The Crescent Team