Elliot Rosen, an actor with Down’s Syndrome from Harrow, was a great success with the audience at Watford Mencap’s Big Breakfast at Moor Park. Rosen, 33, who has recently appeared as Craig Moon in EastEnders, said that he especially liked working with Shane Richie, and joked that Shane spent most of his time trying to be funny!

Organised with Watford Chamber of Commerce, the breakfast was sponsored by international payments provider VocaLink.

Mark Chapman, Director of Commercial Marketing and Chairman of CSR at VocaLink, which has local offices in Rickmansworth, said: “We were delighted to sponsor this Big Breakfast event as part of our ongoing community partnership with Watford Mencap. We are committed to supporting the fantastic work of the charity and encourage other businesses to understand the mutual benefits of supporting their local community.”

Watford Mencap’s Chair Don Eungblut thanked everyone. ‘The money raised will help us to provide more services to children with a learning disability – every £45 we raise allows another child to spend an evening at our AfterSchool Club.’

Before he spoke at the Breakfast, Elliot visited the AfterSchool Club to find out more about Watford Mencap.

Posted on Monday, 12th December 2011