Steve Vick recibe amapola conmemorativo para el apoyo iGEM
Steve Vick Internacional se ha presentado con una amapola de cerámica de las “tierras y mares de sangre roja barrido” exhibición en la Torre de Londres.
La amapola conmemorativa de la instalación en movimiento y muy popular en 2014 fue presentado por David Goodall, Vice Presidente Senior de Londres, Southern and Eastern Section of IGEM (The Institution of Gas Engineers and Managers) in recognition of the help and support given by the company over many years.
The presentation was made during the Section’s 5th Annual Christmas event on 4th December which, fittingly, began with a private tour of the Imperial War Museum.
David said that the gift was “a thank you to Steve Vick International for sponsoring the event and for supporting the Section over many years”. As the display was not fully dismantled by the date, David handed over the poppy to Steve Vick, fundador y presidente de la empresa, at their Bradford-on-Avon headquarters in early January.
Each of the 888,246 ceramic poppies which filled the famous moat at The Tower represented a British military fatality during the First World War. They have all been sold raising over £22 million for six charities associated with the armed forces.
Steve Vick commented, “I must admit that I was very touched by the gift, not only because David and the Section felt they should thank us for our support, but also because it is such an honour to receive one of these unique poppies. Having been fascinated by the visit to the Imperial War Museum, it made the gift even more poignant. We will be displaying the poppy with pride in our reception at Bradford-on-Avon.”
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