Judi Spiers opens new WESC Foundation Social Enterprise shop in the City Centre
March 04, 2016
Popular presenter and broadcaster Judi Spiers carried out a ribbon cutting ceremony to officially open the latest in a series of social enterprise charity shops for WESC Foundation. The new charity shop located in Sidwell Street, Exeter is the fifth for the Specialist Centre for Visual Impairment, with other outlets based at Heavitree, Honiton, Sidmouth and Exmouth.
Following the official opening, 45 VIP guests including local councillors and dignitaries joined WESC staff and learners for a drinks reception. A number of presentations were given where guests learned more about the services provided by the WESC Foundation and how, through their social enterprises, visually impaired learners are given the invaluable opportunity to gain work-based skills in a real retail environment.
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