A SCOTS charity has kicked off their Seventy fifth anniversary celebrations with a celebration at their day centre.
Glasgow’s Golden Technology, a charity which helps support aged members of the town, loved welcoming company to their west finish location.
Established in 1948, GGG has been supporting older adults within the metropolis by decreasing loneliness and isolation by way of companies equivalent to befriending, day centres, digital inclusion and welfare recommendation.
The charity launched its celebrations on the Fred Paton Day Centre with service customers from throughout the charity’s companies invited to get pleasure from lunch and a daytime disco with some assist from Weekday Wow Issue.
The CEO Richard Donald mentioned: “We’re delighted to be celebrating our Diamond Anniversary this 12 months and will probably be wanting again on all of the charity has achieved over the previous 75 years.
“The charity was based simply after the tip of the second world conflict so has seen the town change over time.
“Our first service was the Neighbourhood Visiting Service – now generally known as the Befriending Service – which sees educated volunteers visiting older adults to offer friendship and a listening ear.
“Different companies have been developed such because the Day Centres within the South and West of the town, a Digital Inclusion service which will get older adults on-line and our weekly golf equipment that are led by older adults for older adults.”
“GGG is extra related than ever some seven many years since its inception – persons are dwelling longer and with that comes related well being issues.
“We’re right here to make sure no older grownup in Glasgow is lonely or remoted of their golden years.”
The charity is asking for folks in Glasgow to assist them have a good time by attending one of many anniversary occasions.
The vary of occasions features a charity Golf Day at Cawder Golf Membership in September and a Girls Afternoon Tea being held at Hampden Park in October.
Volunteers are additionally being sought to affix the charity’s Befriending Service which is able to make an actual distinction to the lives of older Glaswegians.
Native enterprise, Caledonian Cowgirl created a bespoke celebration brand as a present to the charity to assist have a good time the anniversary.
For extra info on the occasions, to volunteer or to donate to the charity’s anniversary attraction go to https://www.glasgowgg.org.uk/Seventy fifth-anniversary/ or name 0141 221 9924.