Suffolk Chamber signs up to Armed Forces Covenant

Suffolk Chamber signs up to Armed Forces Covenant

The county’s leading business organisation, Suffolk Chamber of Commerce, has today (18 October) been recognised as a supporter of the Armed Forces Covenant.

By doing so, Suffolk Chamber of Commerce is publicly declaring that it recognises “the value serving personnel, reservists, veterans and military families bring to our business”.

Suffolk Chamber’s chief executive, John Dugmore, received the Armed Forces Covenant from Mick Biegel, office manager at the New Anglia Growth Hub, which is managed by Suffolk Chamber on behalf of the New Anglia LEP.

Mick is himself a military veteran.

John Dugmore explained his support for the Covenant: “Service personnel and their families are an important part of the Suffolk community and we wanted to acknowledge their importance to civic society as well as local businesses.”

Mick Biegel added: “Suffolk is home to both RAF Honington and the airbase at Wattisham, as well as other military bases. I know that this positive endorsement from Suffolk Chamber will be well received by all of these military families and the communities of which they are a part.”

Photo: Suffolk Chamber of Commerce. Mick Biegel (left) presenting John Dugmore with the Armed Forces Covenant

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