december

More organisations join our December roadshows line-up

Third Sector Dumfries and Galloway is getting into the festive spirit by inviting you to come and see us at our final roadshows of 2019 in December and share your successes from the year and your hopes for 2020.

The roadshows, once again across the four areas of the region, will also be an opportunity for you to hear about our plans for the next 12 months, while enjoying some festive treats and meeting some of our fellow exhibitors.

The first stop is Thornhill Community Centre on Tuesday December 10 from 1pm to 4pm, when Engagement Officer Beth McWilliam will be joined by our Funding Officer Rachel Cringean to meet representatives from organisations and potential and current volunteers.

We are being joined by the Thornhill Old School project who will showcase what is coming up in the future and the achievements of the last year. Home Energy Scotland and the local authority’s community resilience team will also be available to speak to

Drop in from 1pm-4pm and speak to our Engagement and Funding Officers on all issues affecting the third sector or volunteers.

The following day (11th), Engagement Officer Christine Clarke and Rachel will be ready to welcome you at Burns House in Stranraer with a drop-in from 11am to 1pm.

Next up on Tuesday 17th, we are at Annan Old Parish Church Hall. We have a free one-hour Introduction to Governance workshop from 10am to 11am – bookable here bit.ly/2prshWT – and a consultation on the future of Albert Hall in Annan from 12pm-1pm. There is also the chance to chat to Engagement Officer Selina McMorran and Rachel during the drop-in times of 11am to 1pm.

Also available to speak to will be social enterprise support agency CEIS and the local authority’s community resilience team.

The final roadshow stop is Gordon Memorial Hall in Castle Douglas on Wednesday December 18 when Engagement Officer David Link and Rachel will be available to speak to during the drop-in from 12pm to 3pm.

Hear about our plans for 2020 while enjoying a festive treat and we will be joined by Galloway Glens Landscape Partnership, Macmillan Palliative Care and the local authority’s resilience team.