Volunteers' Week 2017

2017 Award Winners

Outstanding New Volunteer Award

presented by Isabel Pattie, Midlothian Council Lifelong Learning and Employability

Winner: Francis Shields, Lothians Veterans' Centre

Befriender/Mentor of the Year Award

presented by Eibhlin McHugh, Midlothian Health & Social Care Partnership

Winner: Paula Smith, Community Links Befriending Project

Active Volunteering Award

presented by Andrew Moodie, EDF Energy

Winner: Ageing Well Volunteers

Service to the Community Award

presented by Stephen Bermingham, Midlothian Council Communities Team

Winner: Sheilagh Law, St David's Bradbury Day Centre

Health & Wellbeing Award

presented by Eibhlin McHugh, Midlothian Health & Social Care Partnership

Winner: Flora Michalopoulou, Home Link Family Support

(Flora's award was collected by Jane Ramage, Board Member and Rachel Almeida, Young Parents Support Service Coordinator - both from Home Link Family Support)

Long Service to Volunteering Award

presented by Atholl Sheriffs, The Rotary Club of Esk Valley

Winner: Fiona Milton, Highbank Day Centre

Volunteer Manager of the Year Award

presented by Jean Blair & Laura Gemmell, SQA

Winner: Keith Barbour, Volunteer Midlothian

Saltire Summit Awards

presented by Keiran Harvey, Saltire Ambassador & Jean Blair, SQA

Winners: Callum Anderson, Megan Kay, Eilidh Selfridge, Jasmine Smales & Hannah Turbitt

Volunteer Team of the Year Award

presented by Sir Robert Clerk, Lord Lieutenant of Midlothian

Winner: Dalkeith Museum Volunteer Team

Volunteer of the Year Award

presented by Depute Provost Margot Russell

Winner: George Roy, Orchard Centre (Health in Mind)

Volunteer Friendly Awards

presented by Community Inspector Michelle Ritchie, Police Scotland

Winner: National Mining Museum Scotland

presented by Community Inspector John Dryden, Police Scotland

Winner: Rosewell Development Trust

Pictured below are all of our 2017 Award winners and sponsors.

Sponsors & Supporters

Our Volunteers' Week Awards Ceremony would not be possible without the generous support of Newbattle Abbey College and our event sponsors - EDF Energy,  Midlothian Council Communities Team, Midlothian Council Lifelong Learning and Employability, Midlothian Health & Social Care Partnership, Police Scotland, The Rotary Club of Esk Valley and the Scottish Qualifications Authority. 

For a full list of our 2016 winners click here.

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