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First-ever ‘People We Support Awards’ a success


Outstanding achievements were recognised at the Our Voice Conference on Saturday 7th and Sunday 8th September.

On Saturday, after various presentations, including an overview the ‘Down Memory Lane’ initiative, which brought old and young together, it was time to party.

The next day was one of celebrating achievements with a number of people we support receiving their ASDAN certificates.

Our first-ever People We Support Awards were next. With 12 categories there was a lot to recognise and applaud. Well done to all the winners listed below.

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Members of Our Voice hosted the Awards.

Sports Achievement:

Conor, Adult Service, TouchBase Ayrshire

Community Award:

One Giant Leap Lanarkshire – Down Memory Lane Event

Creative Group Award:

One Giant Leap Glasgow – Monday Group’s Scarecrow Project

Sense Scotland Champion:

Alison, Coatbridge Housing Support Services

Fundraiser of the Year Award:

Sacha, Adult Service, TouchBase Ayrshire

Creative Individual Award:

Adam, Adult Service and One Giant Leap Glasgow

Inspirational Individual Award:

Shelley, One Giant Leap Lanarkshire

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Sports Award winner Conor.

Volunteer of the Year Award:

Jordan, One Giant Leap and Our Voice Glasgow

Personal Development Award:

Leanne, East Kilbride Housing Support

Social Impact Award:

Ben, One Giant Leap Lanarkshire

Thoroughly Nice Person Award:

Gerard, One Giant Leap, Our Voice and Adult Service Glasgow

People’s Award

This award was won by someone who, throughout the whole judging process, impressed through their thoughtfulness, determination, integrity, enthusiasm and helpful nature. The winner was Ian.

Thank you to everyone who made the event such a success.

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Ian won the People’s Award.