Harrow Deaf Awareness Day
13th May 2013 HADC’S Harrow Deaf Awareness Day at Harrow Council was a huge success, with attendance of over 200 delegates including our VIP Guests i.e. our Patrons John and Margaret Purnell; Michael Lockwood, Chief Executive of Harrow Council; Councillor Graham Henson, Cabinet Member of Performance, Customer Services and Corporate Services Portfolio Holder; Paul Najsarek, Corporate Director of Community, Health and Wellbeing; David Buxton, Chief Executive of British Deaf Association; Iain Sutherland, Deaf Equality Officer, Bristol City Council; Catherine Doran, Corporate Director of Children and Families; Marianne Locke, Divisional Director Community & Culture; Andrew Hoey, General Manager, Harrow VUE Cinema and Councillor Nana Asante, Deputy Mayor of Harrow. The event also had 25 stalls, which offered great opportunities for deaf people to find out what services were on offer and for hearing people to see what support/ resources/ information they needs to improve their services and ensuring on accessibility. The event was supported by The Harrow Observer Newspaper, Harrow Community Radio, Harrow Times, Harrow Borough Council, CommunityID and Hatch End High School.
More information about the day is at our Gallery page.