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‘Seven Events’ was established by six university students in their final year of studying events management in Greenwich, London. The students were given an assignment to conduct a live event of their choice, after speaking to Deepak Trivedi the director of strategy for SeniorLink, ‘Seven Events’ decided to work in collaboration with SeniorLink to raise the awareness of the charity among young adults within the UK.
‘Seven Events’ decided to hold a live band night that would feature local up-and-coming talent. The band night took place on Monday 7th March 2011, and featured four local bands plus a DJ between and after performances. The live performances consisted of Hazel Raye & Daniel Campbell, five working days, stay seventeen and headlining the band night was the Debut who have recently been signed.
Raising the awareness of SeniorLink was a top priority...(Read the rest!)
Volunteer teens of SeniorLink work nationwide to bridge the generational divide by teaching computer and internet skills at senior homes in their community, or simply by interacting with seniors through games, puzzles, or old fashioned conversation. SeniorLink seeks to ensure that any resident feels motivated, active, and mentally stimulated. In addition to this exchange, SeniorLink benefits people and communities in which they interact in many ways. The nonprofit organization has boosted the community spirit, recycled old computers, connected generations, and motivated more people to get involved in their communities.