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Okay, since we are all on Lock Down, or supposed to be...
We thought we should explore who people's hero's are.
As we stated previously, one of ours is Helen Keller.
Put a picture up of your hero and tell us why they inspire you. What is it about the person you have picked that makes them so special in your opinion.
One of the most inspirational human beings ever to walk this Earth. And his "I have a Dream" speech is so relevant today as it was back in 1963...
"I say to you today, my friends, so even though we face the difficulties of today and tomorrow, I still have a dream. It is a dream deeply rooted in the American dream.
I have a dream that one day this nation will rise up and live out the true meaning of its creed: 'We hold these truths to be self-evident: that all men are created equal.'
I have a dream that one day on the red hills of Georgia the sons of former slaves and the sons of former slave owners will be able to sit down together at the table of brotherhood.
I have a dream that one day even the state of Mississippi, a state sweltering with the heat of injustice, sweltering with the heat of oppression, will be transformed into an oasis of freedom and justice.
I have a dream that my four little children will one day live in a nation where they will not be judged by the colour of their skin but by the content of their character.
I have a dream today.
I have a dream that one day, down in Alabama, with its vicious racists, with its governor having his lips dripping with the words of interposition and nullification; one day right there in Alabama, little black boys and black girls will be able to join hands with little white boys and white girls as sisters and brothers.
I have a dream today." ... See MoreSee Less
We like to think we can all be a community and as individuals, we all need to think beyond our own needs. We have each had to overcome huge adversity in our lives and we know that together we can get through this.
Helen Keller, one of our hero's, said this about the power of what a community can achieve.
Did you know that she was deaf and blind... What an amazing woman. She overcame huge adversity to achieve what she did, so let us overcome this adversity together.
“Alone, we can do so little; together, we can do so much” – Helen Keller ... See MoreSee Less
All of us at Community Driving School CIC would like to wish everyone be safe and sensible and follow professional advice.
We are suspending all driving lessons for the foreseeable future as we don't want to risk any possible chance for this virus to spread.
Please think of YOUR community before going shopping. Please consider others and our wonderful NHS.
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A very hard but very sensible decision to take. 🙂
Such difficult times Stay safe lovely xx
So sad you have had to do this John. Stay safe and remember I am always here
Did you know that we are the ONLY Driver Training School to have a Safeguarding Policy to protect you and your loved one?
Did you know that we also have additional Personal Liability Insurance to protect you and your loved one training with us?
Ask yourself this, Do I go for the cheapest deal, or do I go where my loved one is protected and respected.
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When you think about this it really hits home.
We have been asked by some very good people, how can they get involved in CDS.
Well, our answer is based on several questions.
Do you want to be part of YOUR community?
Do you want access to some very special offers from our sponsors and partners?
Do you think you can spare a minimum of £10 per month?
CLICK THIS LINK www.thecds.org.uk/membership/ ... See MoreSee Less
Today our CEO John Nicholson met with Ryan Harris from the Kent Invicta Chamber of Commerce and Mark Rose from Bemix.
This meeting has the potential to be the start of something huge for everyone involved with the three operations involved and the wider community.
We are incredibly proud that our campaign to bring hope and a future to those in most need can bring partners together to forge fantastic relationships. ... See MoreSee Less
What a FANTASTIC day it was on Sunday 1st March at Broome Park Hotel for our Murder Mystery Fund Raiser.
There are so many people to thank, but without TeeJay Voller the whole thing wouldn't have got started.
James Dand opened the event for us with an inspiring message about music and how it makes us feel.
Then Olivia Rogers performed three songs which were quite simply out of this world. I don't have the words to describe the emotions this young lady can bring out of someone. Our CEO John Nicholson was quite literally reduced to tears.
Moonstone Theatre Company provided us with the most entertaining Murder Mystery which left our team clueless, but then we were hampered by having John in our team.
Here are some pictures, courtesy of Julian Squiers of the event and our thanks to everyone who was there on the day and to those of you who donated online towards the raffle. ... See MoreSee Less
Thank you CDS 😊 it was a pleasure to help with the event.. 🥂 here's to the next one.... watch this space as they say 😉
Was a great day. Thank you for the invite
Fantastic, well done John Nicholson and CO for putting this together for such incredible work for the community. Xx
Im so glad it went well for you 😀
A few more from what proved to be a really fab afternoon....
What a fabulous event. Well done to all those involved 😘😘👏🏾👏🏾
It was great to be there 🙌 I enjoyed it aswell as the beautiful building and supporting Olivia ♥️
John, TeeJay, this was one of the best events we have been to, thank you xx
I am sorry that I couldn't come but I have already heard how brilliant the event was!
It was a great event. Well done John and TeeJay.
Glad to have been there for this awesome event.
We want to thank the incredibly generous Jacqui Offen from J & J Systems UK Limited for her generous donation towards a raffle prize.
And we really want to thank Sarah Marsh-Collings from Babelmonkey: Digital Marketing Management for the incredibly prize.
Thanks also to Jenny Sandford from Sandford Hodges for providing multiple raffle prizes... You are incredibly generous thank you so much.
Chris West, thank you so much for your incredible donations for raffle winners, I know that these will be very welcome. Classic Music & Motors your support is always appreciated.
Many thanks to James Dand for his generous donation towards prizes as well.
Oh boy this is going to be good.
If you want raffle tickets simply donate via our website - FOLLOW THE LINK BELOW:
We are so fortunate to be surrounded by such amazing people.
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You are very welcome. The work you do to improve the lives of those in need, is truly inspirational.
You’re welcome, Community Driving School John 👍🏼👍🏼
All I can say is good luck for tomorrow - I hope you have a fantastic time
Wow, what an incredibly generous bunch of supporters we have.
We want to thank JmB Silver Leon Designs for their incredibly generous donations to our raffle for Sunday.
Another huge thank you to Anemone Blue Florist for their fantastic donation.
Thank you to Jacqui Offen for also contributing to the prize list.
Another thank you to Wendy Pike from Captain Tortue UK & Ireland.
To those others that have offered prizes, we will be seeing you over the course of the next few days. We are simply rushed off our feet at the moment getting things ready for the event. ... See MoreSee Less
You are more than welcome John, great to contribute to such a great cause. Well done on all your hard work and our best wishes for Sunday’s event 👍
You are very welcome John Nicholson. I am so happy to be able to help in a small way towards the wonderful work you do for the community x
We would like to thank each and everyone of you that has booked into our event.
There are no places left as we have sold out.
Really want to thank you for the support, encouragement and we are sure it will be an amazing event.
We are still open for donations if you'd like to contribute and we are launching our membership scheme.
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DEADLINE FOR BOOKING TO OUR EVENT IS 20:00 WEDNESDAY 19TH FEBRUARY - TOMORROW.
So, if you want a chance to see the most talented young singer Olivia Rogers perform Broome Park Hotel you had better book your tickets and quick.
This event is going to be simply amazing as not only do we have a "Murdey, Mystery" and a "Three Course Lunch", you get to witness first hand the start of a career that we feel will reach the very top.
This is a Sunday afternoon event, so even if you have to travel, you won't be back late. It finishes at 17:00 (5pm).
Come and support your community and be part of something very, very special.
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So today we are at Bradfields Academy. Providing free driving lessons to kids with special needs. Seeing them smile and believe in themselves is so special.
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It was so emotional when a young girls with Downs Syndrome sat behind the wheel of the car and said "I feel so normal"... Cue tears... Driving is so powerful and some people simply cannot afford to learn, which is why we exist. Join us on Sunday 1st March www.thecds.org.uk/murder-mystery/
Where is #Olive? #FindOlive 👍
BREAKING NEWS: Booking Deadline has been extended to WEDNESDAY 19th FEBRUARY
WHY? We have nearly 50 people booked in and I know that some of you haven't had the time to book up.
SUNDAY 1st March; 13:00-17:00
CLICK THIS LINK www.thecds.org.uk/murder-mystery/ ... See MoreSee Less
Helping the low waged and unemployed with sponsored driving lessons. We are always seeking sponsorship from individuals and businesses. #SBS winner 2018
@julesserkin @patmarsh Thank you Jules..
@patmarsh @supportbechange they are truly epic in what they do. A small but vital part of the community.
@DuncanBannatyne Slap.... Well replied
@Secrethamper @NHS @Jas_LilyWreaths @wendysfunkyrib2 @vintagemusic @smartdogsB @Redherringgames @KipMcGrathHull1 @VintageClassics Proud to be part of this.
@patmarsh Wye by Annie Lennox..
@patmarsh Wye by Annie Lennox
@AngelaDoggett Fantastic news.
@Caz_in_the_Bay @Broomeparkhotel Tickets are £45 each and includes the three course meal, the murder mystery and a special performance by an up and coming singing starlet
@Caz_in_the_Bay @Broomeparkhotel Thank you for the retweet Caz. Very good of you. Would you be tempted to join us?
@JamesMilner Jordan Henderson to Gigi "Milner thinks he's funny.. It's actually Lee Evans"
We would like to invite you all to the Community Driving School CIC Murder Mystery Fund Raiser. Would you like to attend? #linkedinevents
Community Driving School CIC Murder Mystery Fund Raiser | LinkedIn
We rely on fund raising events to provide people with an opportunity to improve their lives. By helping us at this event, you will be bale to network ...