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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