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Your organisation: Business and Professional Women UK
NCVO member ID: MEMBERVC/3501 
 

NCVO member update, December 2016

Dear Nikki,

Here's your final monthly update of the year from us. From everyone at NCVO I’d like to thank you for your membership – we’re very proud to have Business and Professional Women UK as a member and we look forward to working with and supporting you to make 2017 a success.

Season's greetings to you and all your team.

Andrew, Membership Manager.

 

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