Digby Brown launch Christmas Card and Calendar with Headway

Picture from Headway book

With just 12 days to go until Christmas, Digby Brown and Headway, a charity set up to give help and support to people affected by brain injury, are starting the festive celebrations today with an event in our Glasgow office to launch a Christmas Card and Calendar featuring festive images designed by Headway members from across Scotland through a competition organised by Digby Brown.

Headway Christimas Card Winner 2012 with Head of Serious Injuries Partner giving him a cheque for winning the competition

Sean Peden, Ayrshire Headway Group, whose entry is the design of the Christmas card, receiving a certificate and contribution to the local group's funds from Digby Brown' Partner.

Kathleen McMonagle, Client Support Manager, who organised the event said “Headway help people across Scotland affected by Brain Injury. At Digby Brown, we’re proud to work with and support the charity, from providing welfare rights and legal advice services to local groups and supporting Headway events and fundraising where we can.

“I’m really grateful to all the local Headway groups who put time and effort into designing some fantastic festive artwork and pleased that they will be seen by everyone receiving either the Christmas Card or Calendar from Digby Brown.”

All the winning entries received a certificate and a £300 contribution to their local groups' funds and Digby Brown presented the awards. A full list of the winning entries, which will feature in the card or calendar, is below (The September/October design was a joint entry).

Winner - Headway Group - Entry

Sean Peden - Ayrshire - Christmas Card
Gail Burke - Forth Valley - Calendar Cover
Stephanie Mason - Perth & Kinross - January/Feburary
Colin Balloch - South Lanarkshire  -  March/April
Pauline King - Highland - May/June
Karen Mitchell - Glasgow - July/August
Joyce Cattanach - East Lothian - September/October     
John Blyth - East Lothian - September/October
John Hogg - East Lothian - September/October
Rita Gillies - East Lothian - September/October
Callum Smith - Dumfries & Galloway - November/December

Further information

Headway first formed in 1979 and became a registered charity the following year. Headway’s mission is to promote understanding of all aspects of brain injury and to provide information, support and services to people with a brain injury, their families and carers. A network of local Groups and Branches throughout the UK offers a wide range of services, including rehabilitation programmes, carer support, social re-integration, community outreach and respite care. Digby Brown has a long-standing relationship with Headway both locally and nationally.

Further information about Headway can be found at www.headway.org.uk. Find out more information about our work with this fantastic charity Headway