Lindsay Millington was installed as Master of the Company at the Mansion House on 16th July, becoming the first lady Master in the Company’s 351-year history. Erica Stary and John Swain became Upper and Under Wardens respectively, while Laurence Mutkin moves on to become Deputy Master.
Following her Installation as Master at the Mansion House on 16th July, the Master presented a certificate to Brendan Eley, Chief Executive of the Scar Free Foundation, to mark our raising of £41,750 for the Foundation’s Safe Tea Campaign to to prevent childhood hot drink scalds and promote first aid care to parents. See https://tinplateworkers.co.uk/education-and-charities/ for more information.
As one of her first acts as Master, Lindsay Millington presented to Sister Christine Frost, MBE, FCJ, founder of Neighbours in Poplar, the Company’s Annual Special Award for 2021/22. This was one of several presentations made at the end of the Installation Court meeting at the Mansion House on 16th July. Our £10,000 donation from our Charity Fund will enhance Neighbours in Poplar’s support for vulnerable local people by linking young and old through youth groups and groups for elderly people, both by recruiting additional staff and by providing appropriate IT resources. Sister Christine was accompanied by Neighbours in Poplar’s Outreach Officer Alkhad Ali.