Livability resident to take part in Olympics ceremony

George, 25, who lives in Tower Hamlets has just heard that his dream of taking part in the opening or closing ceremonies of the London 2012 Olympic Games has become a reality.

George has just been told that he has been selected after successfully completed the audition process to become a Ceremonies Volunteer Performer in the London 2012 Olympic Games Opening Ceremony.

George has been a resident at Livability’s Grove Road since March 2011, after previously living in Devon for 6 years. Grove Road is a supported living service for adults with learning difficulties based in Bow, Tower Hamlets and is part of Livability’s Lifestyle Choices – London services.

George said: ”I am really delighted to be part of such a great event. I am a big sports fan and I enjoy performing and expressing myself in front of others. I really wanted to be involved in the London Olympic Games in some capacity and being a volunteer at the opening or closing ceremony is the perfect role for me!.’’

George will now start a series of rehearsals to get ready for the event.