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Sheena Nelson and the Rotary International Champion of Change award

EDM (Early Day Motion) 294: tabled on 08 July 2021

Tabled in the 2021-22 session.

This motion has been signed by 10 Members. It has not yet had any amendments submitted.

Motion text

That this House congratulates Sheena Nelson from the Helensburgh Garelochside Rotary club on her Champion of Change award from the Rotary International in Great Britain and Ireland; acknowledges that the award is in recognition of her voluntary work as the club’s Heartstart Volunteer Co-ordinator to train members of the public in the vital cardio-pulmonary resuscitation techniques to improve the chances of survival of those in cardiac arrest and heart attacks; commends Sheenah’s outstanding fundraising efforts which has seen 200 community defibrillators installed across Helensburgh, Lomond and West Dunbartonshire and is now focused on ensuring that there are no gaps in the defibrillator network; acknowledges that an estimate of 27 lives over recent years have been saved due to Sheenah tireless campaigning; and wishes Sheenah the very best in her continued work to educate the public on the use and benefits of community defibrillators.