Clearview National November 2017 - Issue 192 - Page 18

PROUD SPONSOR OF INDUSTRY NEWS INDUSTRYNEWS WINDOWS INVESTMENT IS UNVEILED » » HAZLEMERE WINDOW COMPANY Ltd has announced the official re-opening weekend of its state-of-the-art Hertfordshire showroom, which has been the subject of major investment and refurbishment over the past three months. Taking place on Saturday 30th September and Sunday 1st of October, Hazlemere will be marking the grand unveiling of its newly renovated showroom in Welwyn City Garden, Hertfordshire with a variety of special offers including £500 voucher towards a new conservatory, up to 30% off selected UPVC products. The Conservatory Outlet Network installer, Hazlemere Window Company moved into Welwyn Garden City on 18th November 2013. Last renovated in 2014, the site has now received a further major upgrade, with the conversion of the existing upstairs offices into a dedicated windows showroom and bespoke window design studio. Customers are now welcomed to a much larger home improvement showroom that contains an even bigger choice of bespoke window, door, conservatory, Roofline, orangery and roof lantern light options. Hazlemere is the latest in a long line of Conservatory Outlet retail partners to announce the opening of a new or refurbished showroom in 2017, marking the 5th in the network already this year. welwyn-garden-city-showroom/ Industry digs deep for cancer support charity » » GENEROUS SUPPORT from across the industry has helped Emplas, Managing Director, Ryan Johnson raise more than £2,500 for cancer support charity, Macmillan. Ryan completed the Great North Run in September, fundraising for Macmillan in memory of his late Nan, Jean Handy, who received support and palliative care from Macmillan nurses and the Cynthia Spencer Hospice in Kettering. “The support I received from across the industry was incredible and I was really touched by how many people stepped up to support what is an amazing charity”, said Ryan. He continued: “This included a very generous contribution from Total Hardware. “My Nan’s final days were very difficult but the support and palliative care she received from Macmillan nurses and the Cynthia Spencer Hospice, was exceptional and something which was a real comfort to all of us. THE LIVES OF TWO BRIANS “That Macmillan does such important work based on charitable funding is incredible and I would like to thank all those who donated, for their generous support. Thank you all so much – and yes, despite what I think some people thought, I did make it round!” fundraising/ryan-johnson12 18 » N OV 2017 » CL EARVI E W- UK . C O M » » AS THE GLASS AND Glazing Federation (GGF) celebrated its 40th Anniversary at the annual GGF Members Day and the occasion proved extra special for two long-serving GGF Members Brian Baker (former GGF President and interim Chief Executive) and Brian Waldron (Chairman of the GGF Standards Committee) have been recognised for Outstanding Service to the GGF. Brian Baker: “I had planned to retire a few years ago but when I am asked to help out, it seems I just can’t refuse. I would like to thank everyone for all their help over the years. I’m pleased to have played my part in the GGF and truly honoured to receive this award from the Federation.” Brian Waldron: “I remember the GGF when it started in 1977, in small rented offices at Mount Row in Mayfair and I am pleased to have been part of its incredible success over the last 40 years. I will continue to be involved with the GGF as maintaining the highest technical standards is of paramount importance in our industry. I am delighted to accept this award on behalf of all those who have contributed to the GGF technical groups and committees.”