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Recovery Centre open day attracts hundreds
4:00pm Sunday 11th August 2013 in News
COLCHESTER’S Help for Heroes recovery centre welcomed more than 200 visitors during its open day.
Chavasse House opened its doors to the public to show the work being carried out in the centre.
Visitors also met recovering service personnel.
During the event, Steve Schollar, centre manager, thanked visitors for their support over the centre’s first year.
“Your generosity has made possible what you have seen today, and will allow us to continue this essential work in the decades to come,” he said.
“We simply cannot do it without you, and it is extremely important to me and my team to able to show you we have all achieved with your generous support.
“I know I speak for everyone in Help for Heroes, and the many wounded, injured and sick service personnel, veterans and their families who have benefited from your generosity, when I say thank you so much for your support.”
Chavasse House is one of four recovery centres run by Help for Heroes in Colchester. It can accommodate up to 27 service personnel.
The event took place on Saturday, August 3.
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