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Inspiring Volunteering Awards 2016

STRiVE is the Third Sector Interface (TSI) for East Lothian. They provide support, learning and development opportunities for both individuals and organisations through our Volunteering, Organisational Support, Youth, Adventure and Wellbeing teams.

They have one mission at their heart: to build empowered, resilient communities with a thriving third sector. Promoting and encourage informal learning, leadership development and community capacity building across services.

Faxco and Samsung UK were recently thanked for their generousity in supporting STRiVE’s 2016 Inspiring Volunteering Awards.

High praise was also given to all the nominees and to everybody who made it along to the Inspiring Volunteering Awards on Friday 4 March. It was a fantastic night and a full gallery of pictures are available through the link.

The Inspiring Volunteering Awards are organised by STRiVE with support and sponsorship from Faxco and Samsung UK, providing all your local Copier MFD requirements.

Faxco are proud to be associated with this great project and enjoyed seeing everyone together celebrating such a successful Awards night.

Award Winners

Lifelong Commitment to Volunteering
Albert Bald, Lynton Day Centre, JOINT WINNER
Anne Milne, First Step Community Project, JOINT WINNER
Philip Rayner, East Lothian Council Museums Service, JOINT WINNER

Education & Environment Volunteer of the Year
Will Collin, John Muir’s Birthplace, WINNER
Christine Dora, East Lothian Council ESOL Service, RUNNER UP
Neil Mitchell, East Lothian Council Countryside Services, RUNNER UP

Fundraising & Retail Volunteer of the Year
Fiona Grant-MacDonald, Headway East Lothian, WINNER
Scott Glynn, Recharge Youth Community Facility, RUNNER UP
Haddington Shop Team, Save the Children, RUNNER UP

Health & Wellbeing Volunteer of the Year
Morag Colquhoun, Starfish Recovery, WINNER
Alison Brown, Beach Wheelchair Project North Berwick (main organisation), RUNNER UP
Andrew Gillies, Guide Dogs, RUNNER UP

Young Volunteer
Mary-Beth McFern, East Lothian Youth Theatre, WINNER
Heather Cameron, Scottish Youth Parliament, RUNNER UP
Scott Hall, East Lothian Roots & Fruits, RUNNER UP
Rachael Hunter, Rainbows, RUNNER UP

Volunteer Team of the Year
Pencaitland Scout Group, WINNER
Changes Community Health Project, RUNNER UP
CrossReach Counselling, RUNNER UP
The Fraser Centre Community Trust, RUNNER UP

Volunteer of the Year
Anne Milne, First Step Community Project

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