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Press Release

Monday 7th March 2011

 

Disability Forum Plans First AGM

Fareham Area Disability Forum, a user-led charity committed to improving the lives of people with disabilities, their families and carers locally will hold its first AGM on Wednesday 16 March at 2pm in Wallington Village Hall, Fareham.

The guest speakers are:


Penny Melville-Brown OBE who was a Naval Criminal Barrister and Commander until the onset of visual impairment. Penny whom is a champion of disability issues, and leads Disability Dynamics, will speak on employment.

Mark Miller, Concessionary Fares Project Manager at Hampshire County Council will give the forum an update on the forthcoming changes to concessionary fares.

Executive Member for Performance and Improvement, Councillor Leslie Keeble said:"I fully support this Forum and all the work they carry out locally, I hope this AGM is the first of many more to come."

Fareham Area Disability Forum always welcomes new members. Membership is free however it is not necessary to join in order to attend the AGM. The forum also wishes to work with other disability organisations. For further information phone Madeline Close on 01329 826245.  Alternatively e-mail info@fadf.org.uk


ENDS


Notes to editors:
Members of Fareham Area Disability Forum are available for interview.

  

For Further Information Contact:
Janine Hensman, PR and Marketing Support Officer, tel: 01329 824302
fax: 01329 824505, e-mail: publicity@fareham.gov.uk
 



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