New grantmaker announces first beneficiaries

first_img AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis13  191 total views,  2 views today Melanie May | 16 July 2019 | News New grantmaker announces first beneficiaries Tagged with: Funding grants About Melanie May Melanie May is a journalist and copywriter specialising in writing both for and about the charity and marketing services sectors since 2001. She can be reached via Hendy Foundation, which launched this year, has announced its first beneficiaries, located across the south and south west of the country.The foundation was set up earlier this year by the Hendy Group to provide grants to local projects, people and charitable organisations in the areas in which it operates.Hendy Foundation provides grants from £500 to £5,000 to organisations in Hampshire, Dorset, Wiltshire, Sussex, Kent, Surrey and Devon with Hendy Group donating £2 for every retail car it sells, which is set to provide up to £50,000 in the first 12 months.Beneficiaries come from across the south and south west and include those caring for people with cancer, a charity which works to prevent and respond to domestic abuse, a charity which caters for those who are blind or visually impaired and a military style community wind band that raises money for other charities.Trustee chair Rebecca Hendy said the foundation had received applications from a wide range of charities:“It has been extremely difficult to select the beneficiaries from the long list of applications as they are all doing such great work in the communities in which they operate.“Our focus has been to help as many locally-based charities as possible and who really make a difference to the lives they touch,” added Rebecca. “Having met with the charities it is clear they are all passionate about their work and making a difference which fits perfectly with our aims.”The first beneficiaries include Open Sight in Eastleigh which has been given £1,000 to fund a day out for blind and visually impaired people in the area, the Pickering Centre in Tunbridge Wells with £3,500 to help fund its drop-in centre for anyone affected by cancer, and Yellow Door, a Southampton-based charity that offers a range of free services to those who have experienced, or are at risk of, abuse as well as delivering workshops.Details of Hendy Foundation and how to apply for grants are now online at  192 total views,  3 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis13 Pictured left to right – Trustees Rebecca Hendy, Alyson Marlow and Mark Busby with some of the first charities to be awarded grants from Hendy Foundation. Advertisementlast_img read more

Pink Talking Fish Announces 2019 Winter Tour

first_imgThe triple-threat tribute band Pink Talking Fish shared their concert plans for early next year with new 21 winter tour dates announced on Thursday morning. The band is becoming well-known for their entertaining performances which are themed around the musical mix of, you guessed it, Pink Floyd, The Talking Heads, and Phish.The 21-date tour begins on January 18th with a show at Plattsburgh, New York’s Strand Center for the Arts. From there, the band will head up through the chilly northeast with scheduled stops in Vermont, Massachusetts and New Hampshire throughout the latter weeks of January. Picking up again in late February, the tour will head south and continue in eastern U.S. cities including The Green Parrot in Key West, FL (2/27-28); Revolution Live in Fort Lauderdale, FL (3/1); The Orpheum in Tampa, FL (3/2); The National in Richmond, VA (3/15); The NorVa in Norfolk, VA (3/16); and The Blind Tiger in Greensboro, NC (3/17), to name a few. Following the run of east coast performances, the band will head west for gigs in Phoenix and the San Diego and Los Angeles areas before wrapping their tour on March 31st with a show at Anaheim’s House of Blues.Pink Talking Fish Teleports Back To Phish’s ‘Dark Side Of The Moon’ “Harpua” In Las Vegas Before they head back out on the road next year, Pink Talking Fish will complete their remaining fall tour dates throughout much of the midwestern U.S. in December. They’re also scheduled to return to New York City for a pair of Phish New Year’s run afterparties on December 28th and 29th. The band will also celebrate the arrival of 2019 with a headlining New Year’s performance at Washington, DC’s Gypsy Sally’s.Fans can purchase tickets to the newly announced 2019 shows when general on-sale begins this Friday, December 7th, via the band’s tour page.Pink Talking Fish 2019 Winter Tour DatesJan. 18 – Plattsburgh, NY – Strand Center for the ArtsJan. 19 – Mt. Snow, VT – Snow BarnJan. 20 – Mt. Snow, VT – Snow BarnJan. 25 – Worcester, MA – PalladiumJan. 26 – Jay, VT – Jay Peak ResortFeb. 21 – Killington, VT – Pickle Barrel NightclubFeb. 22 – Plymouth, NH – Flying Monkey Movie HouseFeb. 23 – Port Chester, NY – The Capitol TheatreFeb. 27 – Key West, FL – The Green ParrotFeb. 28 – Key West, FL – The Green ParrotMarch 1 – Fort Lauderdale, FL – Revolution LiveMarch 2 – Tampa, FL – The OrpheumMarch 14 – Harrisburg, PA – Club XLMarch 15 – Richmond, VA – The NationalMarch 16 – Norfolk, VA – The NorVAMarch 17 – Greensboro, NC – The Blind TigerMarch 27 – Phoenix, AZ – Last Exit LiveMarch 28 – Ocean Beach, CA – WinstonsOBMarch 29 – Ocean Beach, CA – WinstonsOBMarch 30 – Los Angeles, CA – Teragram BallroomMarch 31 – Anaheim, CA – House of BluesView All Winter 2019 Tour Dateslast_img read more