Dementia Adventure wins Social Vision 2011 Award

Thank you to all our supporters who recently voted for us in the Social Vision 2011 photograph competition with Triodos bank – WE WON! Please visit the Triodos bank website to see our winning photo online.

In September 2011 Dementia Adventure provided a sailing adventure in Cornwall and our photo of Alan on this sailing adventure has won the competition with 25% of the public vote (631 votes).  This has given us a great boost.  We have held our vision for Dementia Adventure for some time now.  The sailing adventure and this award are evidence that our vision has enormous support and that this vision is beginning to materialise.  Alan, his wife, son and daughter were all at the award ceremony and Alan proudly collected the winning envelope from the managing director of Triodos bank UK.  John and Annie who were also on the sailing adventure were also able to join us all the way from Gloucestershire for the celebrations in London last night.

As a result of winning this award we receive £1000, membership of Social Enterprise UK and free advertising space next year.  More importantly, we have learnt that we have a strong community of people supporting us both in the online and offline worlds.  Thank you to everyone who voted and for sharing and promoting the link during the voting phase.

Here is Lucy Harding’s photo of Alan that won the public vote in Social Vision 2011.


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