OPERATION GREENSLEEVES - Yesterday on St George's Day, we had the honour and privilege of hosting His Majesty's Vice Lord-Lieutenant for Greater Manchester, Mrs Sharman Birtles MBE JP DL to help with our Operation GREENSLEEVES initiative at RECCE HQ.
A team of fantastic volunteers, some drawn from our beneficiaries and Ambassadors, created a new hedgerow and orchard area from 400 plants donated by the The Woodland Trust. It was a pleasure to talk to the Vice Lord Lieutenant about the work that Project RECCE CIO does to create opportunities within the #construction industry for #veterans and #serviceleavers, and to challenge employers to think differently about the veteran talent pool. I also got to inject a bit of culture by reading "England, My England" by W. E. Henley. I'm sure I saw our chairman Bernie Broad choking up! What a great #stgeorgesday!
It felt like a real family occasion and we look forward to similar events in the future.