Good neighbours will be honoured by SARH
Good neighbours who dedicate themselves to helping others in their communities will be recognised for their hard work.
Stafford and Rural Homes has received a record number of nominations for its Good Neighbour Award this year and the winner will be announced at its Annual General Meeting on Thursday, September 19.
The award aims to recognise people in the community that go the extra mile to help others or develop community spirit.
SARH will also present its Apprentice of the Year Award at the AGM to the young person that has excelled in their training with the housing association, and its staff Aspiring to Excellence Award, recognising employees who have gone above and beyond their duties to help customers and colleagues.
The AGM will this year will follow the theme of ‘Learning to Earning’ and there will be a series of presentations, displays and videos outlining some of the training and support that SARH provides for staff, customers, board members and local people to help them develop skills and gain work place experience.
It will highlight projects including SARH’s job club, community learning programme, apprenticeships and construction operatives programme which helps young people gain experience and employment.
There will also be the opportunity to visit SARH’s Learning Academy, which provides a range of free courses to residents across Stafford Borough.
Karen Armitage, Chief Executive of SARH, said: “These awards recognise the fantastic efforts and achievements of our customers and staff which help to make the borough of Stafford a better place to live.
“The event is also a chance to find out more about all the learning and training opportunities we provide to help people gain employment, improve their skills and achieve their goals.”
The AGM will take place at SARH’s head office at The Rurals, 1 Parker Court, Staffordshire Technology Park, from 5pm to 7pm.
At the end of the meeting refreshments will also be provided.
If you are a SARH customer and would like to attend please contact Sally Bowers on 01785 216 714 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org.