Congratulations Jackie Fallon of Your Time to Dance, Winner of the Woman Who…Achieves for a Charity or Social Enterprise Award, sponsored by Alsters Kelley Solicitors.
Congratulations to all of the Finalists in this Category:
- Asha Patel, Innovating Minds CIC @InnovatingM
- Adel Al-Salloum, The Spark Arts for Children @thesparkarts
- Jo-Anne Shellum, Sociability Care @SociabilityC
- Zinthiya Ganeshpanchan, Zinthiya Trust @Zinthiya_Trust
Jackie Fallon, Your Time To Dance
Jackie took the decision to take voluntary redundancy approximately 2 years ago to concentrate on her passion for dance and pursue her dream of teaching ballroom and latin dance. She has since set up Your time to Dance.
In May 2017, Jackie received the most devastating news that her beloved son, Eamonn, had passed away in a tragic accident whilst working in Australia at just 31 years of age. Eamonn loved football and was a Goalkeeper. Jackie’s family and friends set up a charity in Eamonn’s memory – The Eamonn Fallon Trust. In the Summer, they organised charity events both locally and in Australia raising £6,075 which help underprivileged Goalkeepers.
Last Summer, Jackie and a number of dancers and contestants from Strictly Coventry formed a committee to launch their own dance competition and shows – Strictly Christmas 2017. Jackie choreographed the shows and gave all her time for free over the training period teaching the dancers and contestants their routines resulting in a staggering £64,000 being raised for Zoe’s Place Baby Hospice to date. She has since delivered Strictly in her own time in local schools, raising further funds for the charity.
The Judges said that all the Finalists are doing a brilliant job. However, they chose the Winner because….
Jackie is an extraordinary person who goes above and beyond. She achieves and touches so many people and the work she does has a much wider impact than on just her business.
Woman Who…Achieves for a Charity or Social Enterprise Category is Sponsored by Alsters Kellley LLP
Catherine Wahlberg, Operations and Finance Member at Alsters Kelley said: “We are thrilled to be a part of the Woman Who…Achieves Awards for a third year and to be sponsoring the Woman Who… Achieves for a Charity or Social Enterprise. The Woman Who… events and Awards have become a real platform and focal point in which to celebrate the achievements of all types of women in business across the region. As a local business we are equally passionate and keen to ensure that any women involved in a Charity or a Social Enterprise has the opportunity to be thanked and recognised for all their hard work and efforts.”
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