LVSC was inaugurated at Mansion House on 4 March 1910 in the
presence of the Lord Mayor of London, the Chairman of London County
Council and other leading figures of the time.
Its aim was to "systematize co-operation"
between London's charities.
One hundred years later, on 2 March 2010,
the current Lord Mayor Nick Anstee hosted a reception at the very
same place to celebrate LVSC's 100th anniversary.
We were joined by over 200 guests from the
London voluntary and community sector, its funders and key
partners, the Chairman of London Councils, London Councillors and
MPs and colleagues from the public and private sectors who work
alongside us in the capital.
The Lord Mayor, Mayor Boris Johnson and
LVSC Chair Paul Butler spoke at the reception.
Mayor of London, Boris Johnson stated, "LVSC and their members have
accomplished great things in the past 100 years and I wish them
every continued success."
Chairman of London Councils,
Councillor Merrick Cockell, said "LVSC plays a key role in the
important partnerships between London's public sector and its
community organisations. We are proud to have been a long term
supporter, and look forward to continuing to be so through and
beyond its centenary."
Paul Butler, Chair of LVSC said, "LVSC has
achieved a lot over the last 100 year and is committed to doing its
utmost to continue to meet the changing needs of London's diverse
Read more in our short 100 year history summary.