10th May 2018


A Long Service Awards ceremony was held at Windsor's & Refreshed on Wednesday 2nd May, attended by staff and volunteers. The afternoon was enjoyed by all who attended, including the delicious buffet provided by Jenny Sheridan (Shop Manager).

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Livelong Service Award 1










This time-honoured award is in memory of the late Tracy Kite, a remarkable member of staff who worked for the Cyrenians for over 10 years and was passionate about supporting our volunteers.




Phil Bragg (Director of Finance) and Jo Page (P.A. to Senior Management) presented four well deserving and committed volunteers with an engraved plaque, certificate and voucher:


PAUL HOBSON (second on the left)

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Paul has been volunteering at Windsor’s & Refreshed since March 2016. He can also always be relied on to cover at short notice when other volunteers cannot make it in. He is a pleasure to work with and gets on well with all customers and members of staff at the shop.





Livelong Service Award 2


LINDA MASON (middle)

Linda has been volunteering with Cyrenians at our charity coffee & retail shop, Windsor's & Refreshed since July 2016. In this time Linda has led an active role in increasing sales inRefreshed as well as the Furniture Emporium.  She has also helped to train new volunteers. Linda always has a story or a joke to tell customers and staff alike. She is a valued member of our team.



Wendy Long Service May 2018


Wendy has been volunteering with us since the beginning of April 2016 as a Service Support Assistant on our reception desk at Head Office.  She also volunteered at Windsor’s & Refreshed during her first year.  She always does extra days to help cover and helps train new volunteers. Wendy is great with our clients, very reliable, and cheers everyone up with her great sense of humour.



Micheal Long Service Award May 2018


MICHAEL WILSON (far right)

Michael has been volunteering for Coventry Cyrenians for the past 5 years at our Annual Christmas Day Event at the Methodist Central Hall.  He took on the role of Volunteer Co-ordinator on the day.  This entailed having the responsibility of around 60 volunteers who all had allocated jobs on the day.  This has proved that Michael has great leadership skills as well as a being dedicated team player. 

Michael has also volunteered as a Service Support Assistant on the Reception at our Head Office during the summer.  He was always willing to help out in a variety of tasks, and has a very pleasant but professional manner.

Well done and thank you to them all!!!