Lord Lieutenant of Shropshire,Sir Heber Percy, thanks YSS volunteers at a Supper party at Hodnet Hall
Volunteers and Volunteer coordinators working in Shropshire

Volunteers and Volunteer coordinators working in Shropshire

in courtyard for presentations volunteers and staff 2Hodnet Hall gardens  were opened in the evening for the YSS volunteers and their guests prior to a thank you supper party very generously hosted  by Sir Heber Percy, Lord Lieutenant of Shropshire, and they had an opportunity to see first hand the hidden Shropshire gem in these  gardens.

In the majestic, colourful  and scented  gardens, amongst the  magnificent  rhododenrons, azalias  and lilacs Sir Heber Percy and Lady Heber Percy  welcomed a party of Shropshire YSS volunteers, YSS staff, and guests from their partner agencies such as Home-start Shropshire and Shropshire Providers Consortium.

National Volunteer Week certificates  were presented to all volunteers including volunteer Trustees, to  thank them for the commitment to  their charities.

Lady Susanna Mc Farlane, chair of YSS Trustees,  thanked the hosts for the Lord Lieutenant for his  most generous support  and donation, and  from YSS presented Sir Heber Percy with plants  including  a white tree peony. She was delighted that  YSS was able to celebrate National Volunteer  week , on a glorious  summer evening, and to thank  the Shropshire  volunteers  for their  service, dedication and commitment.

presen tations 1 yss volunteer and sir heber percySir Heber Percy, commented that he had only  recently heard of the work that YSS undertakes, when he attended  the Mental  Health conference with HRH the Princess Royal , last June  in Telford. He was  most impressed in the work done in Shropshire  supporting  vulnerable young people and adults, some in the criminal justice system and  helping children  and their families as part of the Shropshire Early Help programme. He also thanked the volunteers for all their contributions.

Enjoying the gardens

Enjoying the gardens

enHance staff in the gardenstaff, volunteers and partners in the garden

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