Posted on 12th December 2018
Here at MSVA we always do an office Secret Santa. This year it was suggested that we do something charitable with our £5.00 that we usually put into Secret Santa rather than buying a present. We decided on a local charity that supports homeless people as this is very much on our hearts at this time of year. Along with our colleagues from Sussex Oakleaf, we have also been supporting the King’s Church Hamper Project which will provide people who have fallen on hard times with some Christmas extras.
MSVA can help businesses who want to support a local charity with fundraising or in a practical way – gardening or decorating. Many of our member groups are small grassroots charities who would really benefit from the help and support of a local business. If you want to start 2019 by doing something in the community give MSVA a call and we will point you in the right direction.
"I am delighted to have a long-standing relationship with the BHBPA. Since its foundation the Association has gone from strength to strength and there is no doubt that it has brought huge benefits to its members and the business community as a whole through the partnerships it has formed with the local authorities, Sussex Police and local organisations. It is paramount that Burgess Hill businesses have an effective collective voice."
"Since joining BHBPA we have found it to be a dynamic and vibrant members’ organisation, with excellent, regular and informative meetings.
Peter Liddell does a first class job in ensuring that members’ interests are aired and addressed.
"This association was started with a lot of effort from a few local businessmen and has proved to be a very powerful and useful tool for our business. The BHBPA has influence at the top level; when action is needed, the BHBPA gets it done. We are kept in touch with all that is happening on our doorstep and will often act because of what is published in the weekly emails / newsletters."
""BHBPA is a really well organised and run group, great for networking and benefitting from knowledgeable local speakers with real business insight. Peter brings enthusiasm and humour which helps drive the association forward. I am glad to be part of it.""