Victim Support Scotland has celebrated its commitment to long-serving staff and volunteers.
The charity staged a lunch and awards ceremony at the Sheraton Hotel, Edinburgh, where the keynote speaker was Susan Deacon, Professor of Social Change at Queen Margaret University.
We have placed a small selection of pictures on this website but pictures were taken of each individual receiving her/his award.
Award winners were:
20 years: James Sherriff, VS, Edinburgh
15 years: James Brodie, VS South Ayrshire; John Collingbourne, VS Fife; Christine Harper, VS Stirling; Linda MacLeod, VS South Airshire; Alex Mooney, VS South Ayrshire; Lilian Murray, VS Dumfries & Galloway; Gerda Scott, VS South Ayrshire; Hazel Sunderland, VS Glasgow City; Mary Tweedie, VS Glasgow City.
10 years: Ronald Ainsworth, VS South Ayrshire; June Anastasio, VS Fife; Robin Burnside, VS South Ayrshire; Avril Dempsey, VS South Ayrshire; Graham Jennings, VS Orkney Islands; Linda Lennie, VS Orkney Islands; Jon Meyer, VS Mid & East Lothian; Greta MacDonald, VS Edinburgh City; Carol Peat, VS Scottish Borders; Margaret Shearer, VS South Ayrshire; Maria Sherry, VS North Lanarkshire; Alison Stedman, VS Angus; Alison Stewart, VS Stirling; Mike Taitt, VS Aberdeenshire; John Tarry, VS Dumfries & Galloway, Elisabeth Watson, WS Kirkcaldy.
20 years: David McKenna, chief executive; Sheona Charczuk, VS Edinburgh City.
15 years: Margaret Cameron, VS Glasgow; Ann Eadie, VS North Lanarkshire, Patricia Hewitson, National Training Office; Josephine Mackenzie, Operations Manager; Irene Murphy, VS East Renfrewshire; Moira Tisley, WS Hamilton; Irene Wilson, VS West Dunbartonshire.
10 years: Ann-Marie Adair, VS Glasgow; Jane Boslem, WS Glasgow Sheriff Court; Liv Cockburn, Head of Training; Joyce Cook, VS Dumfries & Galloway; Christine Connor, National Office West; Isobel Conway, VS Glasgow; Patricia Edmond, National Office; Gordon England, VS Falkirk; Margaret Holland, WS Ayr; Marion Johnston, National Office; Margot Mackenzie, VS Fife; Les McConnachie, WS Paisley; Elisabeth McCue, VS Inverclyde; Mary MsGran, VS Glasgow; Margaret Mitchell, VS South Lanarkshire; Janie Mortimer, VS South Ayrshire; Nicola Reid, HR National Office; Mary Scott, VS Aberdeen; Juliet Stewart, National Training Office; Jane Watt, WS Kirkcaldy, Lynn Woods, VS North Lanarkshire.
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