The 2010 Volunteer awards were presented at Mencap's first Celebrate Me event. The winners of the awards were:
- Overcoming a personal challenge: Linda Lofthouse, who has volunteered at Fleetwood and Wyre Mencap for over 30 years.
- Long service: Maureen Edwards who volunteers with Conwy County Mencap and Llandudno and District Gateway club and Cindy Peskett who has run Wandsworth Gateway club for nearly 40 years.
- Group award: Coventry Mencap's retired and current executive members were recognised in the group category. Between them, they have volunteered for over 300 years.
- Special judges' award: A volunteer award also went to Amy Jennings who won a special judges' award. Amy is 18 years old and has been volunteering with Sunderland Gateway club for 3 years.
Who to contact
To find our more about Mencap's Volunteer awards, please contact:
Telephone: 0845 123 3000