The Nicky honours past benefactors Founders of the Jewish Blind Society, which evolved into The Nicky Alliance Centre were reunited at a ceremony held to unveil refurbished portraits The portraits, (painting and photographs) have hung on the staircase of the building for many years but had faded and suffered the ravages of time. On... View Article
Palace invite for Shelley Nicky Alliance Centre fundraising executive, Shelley Blackston was recognised for her work at The Nicky and for other community organisations with an invitation to one of this year’s Queen’s Garden Parties at Buckingham Palace. Shelley has worked relentlessly for Leukas-Aid, The Jewish Theatre Company and South Manchester Lubavitch. She said:... View Article
Over 150 members of The Nicky Alliance Centre, joined by volunteers and staff, enjoyed two model Seder services conducted over two days by Rabbi Jonathan Guttentag of the Whitefield Hebrew Congregation and the Centre’s chaplain and The Heaton Park Synagogue’s Rabbi Daniel Walker.
Children of Ruach House at King David Primary School have raised nearly £500 for The Nicky Alliance Centre. Among the fundraising activities the youngsters bought biscuits, icing sugar and sweets and members of the school paid 50p each to decorate their own biscuits. “It proved to be a very popular activity,” said teacher, Mandy Gruber.
It’s considered an honour when a communal organisation has a visit from the High Sherriff and even more so when it’s a second visit at the High Sheriff’s very own request. When a High Sherriff from a neighbouring county joins the party too it can be said that the organisation is really held in high esteem.