A drum roll please

On 1st October we’ll be presenting the inaugural Age Scotland Awards.  Here’s who is on the shortlist.

Celebration

Thank you to the many groups and individuals who sent us an entry, for themselves or on behalf of others, for the Age Scotland Awards 2013.  We’ve been hugely impressed by the quality of applications, demonstrating yet again the vibrancy of older voluntary action, and that creativity, dedication and inspired collaboration can be found in Scotland’s services for older people.   Here’s the shortlist:

Volunteer of the Year

  • Mr Bill Brack
  • Felix Porter
  • Mrs Mary (May) Wallace
  • John Dickson
  • Anne Grindley – Contact the Elderly

Member Group of the Year

  • St Mungo’s Old Folks Centre of Wellbeing
  • Citadel Arts Group
  • Westhill and District Men’s Shed
  • Dance House

Jess Barrow Award for Campaigning

  • Grey Matters
  • Tommy Whitelaw
  • Viewpoint Housing Association
  • Woodlands Senior Citizens Club

Patrick Brooks Award for Partnership Working

  • Clackmannanshire Older Adults Forum
  • Viewpoint Housing Association and Impact Arts
  • Stay Safe Project Steering Group

Services for Older People

  • Tiree Resource Club
  • Midlothian Garden Services
  • Cowal Elderly Befriender’s SCIO
  • Food Train Friends
  • Keeping in Touch Edinburgh (KITE)

The Awards will be made on 1st October 2013 at Age Scotland’s Scottish Parliamentary Reception.  For more information about the Awards and this event email us at Awards@agescotland.org.uk.

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