A LEADING North-east recruitment firm has surprised a local charity with an ‘egg-citing’ delivery for Easter.
Genesis Personnel, which has offices in Aberdeen and Peterhead, has completed a good deed this Easter, hand-delivering a large package of chocolate eggs and soft toys to children and teenagers at the Royal Aberdeen Children’s Hospital, for the second year in a row.
The recruitment firm, which was first launched in 1975, worked on the Easter initiative with staff, clients, candidates, and suppliers and managed to collect more than 500 eggs and toys for the hospital, which is supported by CLIC Sargent, the leading cancer charity for children and young people and their families.
Says a spokesperson: “CLIC Sargent, which was formed out of a merger of two long-standing children’s charities in 2005, is currently supporting over 30 children in Aberdeen and Grampian who are undergoing treatment.
“More than 4,000 families across the UK are told their child has cancer every year, and CLIC Sargent offers care and support at diagnosis, during treatment and throughout their recovery.”
Sales and recruitment manager at Genesis Personnel, Moira Murawiecka, said: “This is the second year that we have run our Easter initiative and we are delighted that we managed to collect …read more Read more here:: Media
Do Something Delicious responds to growing demand for unforgettable food and drink experiences
New web portal, www.YearofFoodandDrink.com launched
DO Something Delicious, the online food and drink experiential marketplace, has launched a new online portal to showcase Scottish food and drink products and experiences during Scotland’s Year of Food and Drink 2015, at www.yearoffoodanddrink.com.
To mark the launch of the website and encourage more businesses to test out marketplace selling as a platform, all listing fees for businesses signing up have been scrapped until the end of September 2015.
Begins a spokesperson: “Do Something Delicious, launched by the team behind Savour the Flavours and Flavour Fortnight at the end of 2014, provides business support, product development and a ‘shop window’ for food and drink gifts and experiences.
“Building on her experience with Savour the Flavours, Dumfries & Galloway’s regional food and drink network, which ceased activity in 2013, director, Liz Ramsay, said the web portal had been developed in response to feedback from Scottish food and drink businesses.”
Liz said: “We launched Do Something Delicious in December 2014 to bring small businesses together and support them to deliver innovative products.
“Savour the Flavours worked with producers, chefs, retailers, farmers’ markets, events and consumers to raise awareness of the …read more Read more here:: Media