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SENIOR CENTRE IN CASTLEMILK AND THE QUEEN'S AWARD FOR VOLUNTARY SERVICE

EDM (Early Day Motion) 153: tabled on 07 June 2016

Tabled in the 2016-17 session.

This motion has been signed by 24 Members. It has not yet had any amendments submitted.

As this motion is using historical data, we may not have the record of the original ordering, in which case signatories are listed alphabetically.

Motion text

That this House congratulates the Senior Centre, Castlemilk, Glasgow on being awarded the Queen's Award for Voluntary Service for 2016; recognises the contribution of staff and volunteers, led by the manager, Melanie O'Donnell, making the local senior citizens feel welcomed and valuable; notes that the centre caters for more than 400 members providing a variety of classes ranging from IT and reminiscence to arts and crafts and regular sightseeing trips organised for members; commends the centre and its volunteers for the huge contribution they make in helping to reduce isolation and loneliness among the many users; and looks forward to the service continuing to work for the senior citizens of Castlemilk for many years to come.

The first 6 Members who have signed to support the motion are the sponsors. The primary sponsor is generally the person who tabled the motion and has responsibility for it. The date shown is when the Member signed the motion.

In addition to the sponsors, the following Members have signed to support the motion.

There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.