PARENT NETWORK SCOTLAND
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“Welcome to the Scottish Parent Awards Hall of Excellence! Here, we proudly showcase the exceptional individuals who have been honored as winners and runners-up in recognition of their outstanding contributions..Join us in applauding their remarkable journeys, shaping a community of support and inspiration for all. Explore the stories that define excellence in Scottish parenting – where every moment counts and every effort is celebrated!”
Congratulations to Glasgow City Parents Group for winning the Parent Group award. This is for a voluntary Community Group who are involved in activities for the benefit of families. GCPG have created a community for parents within Glasgow to access up to date information to make their lives easier. They have taken ESOL classes into schools to take away barriers to joining Parent Councils and created valuable connections across the city. This is a well-deserved award for this group.
DAD'S DO IT AWARD WINNER
DAD'S DO IT AWARD RUNNER UP
CONGRATULATIONS STEVEN WALTERS: Steven is a dad who helps within the local primary school. He is often on hand to carry out handy-man jobs in the local community as well as working full time and does it all with a smile.
PARENT TO PARENT WINNER
Congratulations to Sarah Kelly for winning the Parent to Parent award. This is for a parent or carer who is supporting caring responsibilities whilst making an impact on others. For using her own situation to become a Makaton Tutor and helping others to communicate, this award is well deserved. the scenes, we say a heartfelt “thank you”. Your commitment to excellence and your hard work
PARENT TO PARENT AWARD RUNNER UP
CONGRATULATIONS CARRIE WATTS: Carrie is an inspirational autistic advocate, devoted mother to her neurodivergent children,diligent family support worker and loyal supporter of all neurodivergent people. She has given her all through her role as a Family Support Worker at Thriving families and as the Chair of the Highland Branch of the National Autistic Society.
MUM'S THE WORD WINNER
Congratulations to Nina Greenoak for winning Mum’s the Word award. This award goes to a busy Mum who despite their own family responsibilities takes the tie and effort to look after and support other families. Setting up an online parenting group during Covid, Bookbug sessions, a support network for families awaiting ASN diagnosis as well as an entertainer this award is well deserved.
MUM'S THE WORD RUNNER UP
ORGANISATION OF THE YEAR AWARD WINNER
Congratulations to Newton Primary School for winning the Organisation of the Year Award. This is for an organisation supporting other parents and families, helping to empower people in making their own choices, providing support and making a positive impact on communities. This award recognises the hard work and dedication to build a thriving community of support and love within their local area by connecting with as many people and organisations as possible and is very well deserved.
ORGANISATION OF THE YEAR AWARD RUNNER UP
ORGANISATION OF THE YEAR AWARD RUNNER UP
Congratulations to PEEK: Peek’s goal is to ensure children, young people, and families are free from poverty and inequality. Over the past year they have provided £21,000+ worth of vouchers given out to support families. • 68,239 meals and 47,838 healthy snacks, engaging with 5080 children and young people. Their programmes and projects grow, especially PEEKaboo Play Café Project which is now offered five days a week at multiple locations throughout the city. PEEK programmes welcome children and families of all ages, promoting inclusivity and are committed to continued support for our children, young people and families.
SPECIAL RECOGNITION AWARD
Congratulations to Lorraine Ruine: Lorraine has been involved with Parent Network Scotland for many years completing various courses whilst encouraging and helping others to achieve their goals. She has taken on a variety of fundraising challenges to support local causes as well as raising vital funds for Parent network Scotland. Lorraine has even been known to be an easter bunny helper giving out Easter eggs in partnership with Dell. She is a volunteer with the NAS Largs branch and is known for helping others at the drop of a hat. Lorraine should be very proud of all her achievements, and we are very honoured to call her a friend here at PNS.
SPECIAL THANK YOU AWARD
Over the past year we have worked hard to support our families in many ways. This year we had the amazing support from Dell - Family Balance Team in Glasgow who have gone above and beyond to help us help others... so many many thanks to Dell
ACTIVE PARENT AWARD WINNER
GRANDPARENT ROCK AWARD RUNNER UP
Congratulations Thomas Williamson:Thom is a Grandparent who volunteers for Largs first responders. Along with his team he provides a vital service for the local community. He actively fundraises to help and maintain defibrillators throughout the town community events.
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