East London Tabernacle Event
01/06/2010 13:47 PM
Jim Fitzpatrick MP helped celebrate the achievements of several young residents from the Eric and Bede Estates at an awards ceremony held at the East London Tabernacle.
John McMichael accepted an award on behalf of a group of young people who successfully made a bid for funding from the Youth Opportunity Fund. The £5,000 grant is being used to buy furniture and equipment for the new Youth Centre that is due to open shortly on the Bede Estate.
Abdul Samad, Habibur Rahman, Nazrul Islam and Hafijur Rahman were recognised for their help in the making of EastendHomes ‘House Rules’ DVD .The film is provided to all new tenants of EastendHomes as part of their welcome ‘sign up interview.’
Andy Mossop, ELT’s Youth & Community Worker also received a special award from the Jack Petchey Foundation, in recognition of his inspirational support and encouragement for young people in the local area.
Thanks to Andy and his team of helpers for organising the event.