Working With Partners
Posted on 26th October 2023 at 10:47
Building Stronger Communities Through Collaboration: A Keynote by Tommy Hayes at the BALC Conference
Community partnership has emerged as a powerful catalyst for positive change in an ever-evolving world. At the recent BALC Conference, Tommy Hayes, the Community Liaison Officer for Great Linford Parish Council (GLPC), took the stage as the keynote speaker, emphasizing the critical role of working with community partners in nurturing a vibrant and sustainable community.
Like many other communities, Great Linford is home to a diverse array of charities, not-for-profit organisations, and volunteer groups. These entities are either already making significant contributions to the community or are brimming with the desire to initiate impactful projects. However, the thread that binds them all is the fundamental need for support.
Tommy highlighted the importance of supporting these groups to ensure their long-term sustainability and success. His keynote resonated with the notion that no community can flourish in isolation; it thrives when various stakeholders come together for a shared vision.
Tommy explained how Great Linford Parish Council is actively engaged in nurturing the spirit of togetherness and cooperation within the community, enabling partners to thrive and contribute more effectively to the community's overall well-being.
The message is clear: community partnership is not a choice but a necessity for fostering stronger, more resilient communities.
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