Mayor raises £13,200 for local charities

02 Jun 2015

Councillor Sherma Batson MBE, the Mayor of Stevenage for 2014/15, raised more than £13,200 for local charities during her year in office.
Sherma chose to support the following charities during her year as Mayor:
• Stevenage Furniture Recycling Scheme
• Home-Start Stevenage
• Stevenage World Forum

Councillor Batson said, “Getting the chance to represent Stevenage as Mayor has been a great honour and I’m overwhelmed that with the generosity and support of the people of Stevenage we’ve managed to raise such a huge amount of money.

“I got to meet so many people over the past year at 428 different events and I really enjoyed the many different experiences that the role of Mayor presented. I’d like to thank everyone I met for their hospitality, kindness and support.”