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YHA Minister visits YHA Holland Park
    16/08/2012 08:55

Minister visits YHA Holland Park

The French Minster for Sport, Valerie Fourneyron, was at YHA Holland Park on Friday 10th August to meet young people visiting London on the trip of a lifetime.

Sport a’Vie with the backing of sponsors and the French Government brought the young people to the Olympics.

“We were lucky that the sun was shining and they were able to hold a reception for the minister in the garden,” says Sally Martyn-Rogers of YHA Holland Park. “The Minister stayed for about one hour and spent time chatting to the children and finding out about them.

“Many of the children are from deprived backgrounds and this trip has been a chance of a lifetime for them. All in all they have had an excellent time in London. “

Young people attended the Olympic Games, visited many of the London tourist attractions and have also been visitors at the French Club. Sport a’Vie have also taken young people to South Africa and are now planning the next trip to the Olympics in Brazil.

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