On Monday, September 17, 2012, His Royal Highness The Prince of Wales visited Shropshire. Per a press release regarding today’s events:
“His Royal Highness visited St Laurence’s Church in Ludlow, one of his charities, In Kind Direct, based in Telford and Coalbrookdale Museum of Iron.
In Ludlow, the prince toured St Laurence’s Church, and officially begin the work to create the town’s Jubilee Garden.
In Telford, the Prince of Wales, founder, In Kind Direct, visited the charity’s warehouse on Stafford Park and met volunteers, supporters and beneficiaries.
The Prince of Wales, patron, the Ironbridge Gorge Museum Trust, also attended a reception for supporters and unveiled the newly restored Boy and Swan Fountain at Coalbrookdale Museum of Iron.
The Prince of Wales also celebrated the museum’s 10th anniversary of the development which created Enginuity, the museum’s award-winning hands-on Design & Technology Centre and which also restored a number of historically important buildings at Coalbrookdale, the place internationally recognized as the Birthplace of Industry.”
On September 17, 2012, Their Royal Highnesses The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge continued their visit to the Solomon Islands as part of Her Majesty’s Diamond Jubilee celebrations.
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On September 17, 2012, His Majesty King Juan Carlos I of Spain was at the Cuatro Vientos Air Base in Madrid where he was given a test fly in the new NH-90 helicopter. Apparently, this isn’t the first time His Majesty has been in a helicopter; in fact, he is an expert pilot with over “… 3,740 flight hours…” under his royal belt.
Any way, according to the Spanish online newspaper, ABC, the old king had a fabulous time flying in this nifty ‘copter for “… 30 minutes…”
Then it was over.
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On September 17, 2012, His Royal Highness Prince Philippe of Belgium was at the Square Brussels Meeting Center in Brussels to participate in an “…academic session organized by the Fédération des Entreprises de Belgique Forum 2012 in honour of Mr Rudi Thomaes and Pieter Timmermans. Mr Timmermans succeeded Mr. Thomaes as Managing Director of the FEB.”
Meanwhile, Her Royal Highness Princess Mathilde was at the Collège Saint-Hubert in Watermael-Boitsfort to participate in a roundtable discussion regarding the “…problems of literacy as well as reading and writing in Europe. The debate takes place in light of a recent publication by the European Commission and a new report from a group of high level literacy experts.”
On September 17, 2012, Their Royal Highnesses Prince Felipe and Princess Letizia of Asturias were in Fuensalida, Toledo, to attend the opening of the 2012/2013 academic school year and scholarship course at the Tomás Romojaro school.
During today’s event the prince gave a speech noting the “… serious and worrying increase in the number of young people who do not study and the importance of receiving an education…”
On Monday, September 17, 2012, Her Royal Highness Princess Maxima of the Netherlands attended the 5th anniversary celebrations of Women on Wings (WoW) in Austerlitz.
The WoW organization, founded in 2007 by Ms. Ellen Tacoma and Ms. Maria van der Heijden, supports:
“… Indian entrepreneurs with expertise in the areas of management, finance, organization and marketing their products to better sell.”
During today’s celebrations Princess Maxima revealed, “…the number of jobs that Women on Wings has realized over the past five years.”
For more information about Women on Wings please visit their official website here.
Source: Women on Wings