Theme: Rural people taking a lead: the role of charity, philanthropy and community
16.30 to 20.00hrs, Wednesday 12th October 2016
Lewes Town Hall, Lewes, East Sussex, BN7 2Q5
16.30: Welcome and Refreshments
17.00: Contemporary Rural Sussex : Action in rural Sussex Annual Review
AirS' Annual Review to be presented by Jeremy Leggett, Chief Executive, Action in rural Sussex
17.30: Annual General Meeting of the Sussex Rural Community Council (also known as Action in rural Sussex).
Chairman: Peter Field, President of Action in rural Sussex and Lord Lieutenant of East Sussex, Brighton and Hove
(Voting members will receive a formal agenda and voting papers for the Annual General Meeting in September).
18.00: How we did it, and how Action in rural Sussex (AirS) helped
Inspiring contributions from three local organisations with which Action in rural Sussex have worked over the last two years, followed by a question and answer session.
19.15: “Where angels fear to tread?: new roles for charity and philanthropy”
David Emerson CBE, CEO of the Association of Charitable Foundations and Chair of ACRE (the national association of Rural Community Councils).
19.50: Close and thanks
Chantal Wilson DL, Chairman of AirS Board of Trustees.