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Morley Glass & Glazing MD Ian Short has been honoured for his contributions to charity and the community this month.
ian short with scott wolstenholme jp and wife lynne.
He was awarded a Fellowship from The Rotary Foundation in recognition of his significant support.
Crocus programme, raising money in support of a worldwide polio vaccination programme.
Recipients of the Paul Harris Fellowship have demonstrated exceptional service, and are awarded in appreciation of the ‘tangible and significant assistance’ they have given for the furtherance of better understanding and friendly relations among people of the world.
Ian said: “It’s a tremendous honour to be awarded the Fellowship and I’m extremely proud to have been able to be involved in so many worthwhile projects. When I started Morley Glass & Glazing almost 20 years ago I knew I wanted to build a business that the local community could look to for support, and it’s been such a pleasure to be able to show support and give back what I can.”
For more than 110 years, members have used their passion, energy, and intelligence to take action on sustainable projects. From literacy and peace, to water and health, the organisation is committed to working towards a better world for everyone.
Last year, they sponsored a charity auction for Runswick Bay Rescue Boat, which raised £5000 towards providing a lifeboat rescue service in the area close to Whitby, North Yorkshire. They also play a huge role in ensuring local sports clubs and societies continue to thrive through continued sponsorship, including Morley Rugby Union Club, Millshaw Park Rangers and Mirfield Parish Cricket Club.
Ian has taken part in a number of their initiatives and is a proud headline sponsor of the Rotary Club of Roundhay’s Annual North Leeds Charity Beer Festival, which this year raised £7000 for both local and international charities. They also took part in the Rotary Club’s Purple
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Edgetech welcomed VIPs to a celebration marking a decade of UK manufacturing.
The company’s Coventry factory became the first warm edge manufacturing facility in the country back in 2007. Ten years on, dignitaries including Bill Griffiths and George Wilson from parent company Quanex and John Blundell, Deputy Lord Mayor of Coventry, marked the anniversary by officially opening a $1.3m extension to the same site.
customers, members of the media and others to our HQ to celebrate such a major milestone and unveil our new facilities,” comments Chris.
Attendees heard presentations from MD Chris Alderson, President of Quanex IG Systems George Wilson, who has since been promoted to COO of the Quanex Group, Quanex Chairman and CEO Bill Griffiths, as well as industry expert Andrew Scott, MD of Insight Data. Guests were also treated to a virtual tour of the new facilities.
“It also gave us the chance to share our vision for the next decade and beyond.”
“We were absolutely delighted to welcome so many colleagues,
The event culminated with a fun-filled medieval banquet, and Edgetech’s annual golf event the following day.
The Chairman’s Safety Award was presented to Works Manager John Stark to recognize their impeccable safety record, while Head of Marketing Charlotte Davies received a £1,000 donation towards her efforts for Paddle2Pedal.
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