Armed Forces day
27th June 2020
GCN NETWORKING: Raising awareness of W.O.R.S. and G.I.V.S. Projects
Due to Covid-19 Social Distancing Restrictions, all public events to mark this year's Armed Forces Day have been cancelled.
26th-30th June 2020 - GCN’s educational projects ‘W.O.R.S.’ – ‘War Out Reach in School’ & ‘G.I.V.S.’ – ‘Gloucestershire Integrated Veterans Strategy’ set up a camouflage table with yellow information display boards at ‘Churchdown Tescos’, in front of the Customer Services Desk, to raise awareness about the 2020 Armed Forces Day.
The Display boards also highlighted several public information messages:
- Armed Forces Day Saturday 27th June 2020
- The 500 mile Charity Walk by Gillian Craig, who finished on 30th June 2020 at the GL3 Community Hub.
- ‘Mental Health Fact Sheets’ with the impacts from Covid -19, that could be used for every civilian and veteran alike, which can be found on the ‘Combat Stress Charity Website’.
‘W.O.R.S.’ – ‘War Out Reach in Schools’ - WW1 & WW2 Living history for schools, youth groups and public displays.
‘G.I.V.S.’ – ‘Gloucestershire Integrated Veterans Strategy’ – Assist with strengthening Networking with Civilian, Military Statutory and Voluntary individuals, groups and organisations in Gloucestershire.