We would like to thank everyone who attended this years Scottish Veterans Awards, held at the Village Hotel and Leisure Club Edinburgh on the 6th October 2021. The Awards were sponsored by TMT Construction and in Support of The ABF The Soldiers’ Charity! It was such a fantastic event with a great atmosphere in the room!
Well done to everyone who was shortlisted as finalists, we had a huge amount of applications and the shortlisting process was extremely difficult. We would also like to take this opportunity to thank everyone who put forward nominations, you are all doing amazing things in your relevant fields and you should be so proud of your achievements!
Extremely thankful and very Honoured to have the support from The Scottish Veterans Commissioner Colonel Charlie Wallace DL, Edinburgh Garrison Commander Lt Col Hugo Clarke MBE, Garrison Sergeant Major Anthony Gibson, Charles Dunphie (ABF The Soldiers’ Charity Scotland) and the fantastic former Special Forces Operator Colin Maclachlan. A special thanks also has to go to the Mini Pipe Band from the Army School of Bagpipe Music & Highland Drumming, Scots Guards and The Regimental Mascot of the Royal Regiment of Scotland Cpl Cruanchan IV
We are so thankful to all our supporters, volunteers and sponsors who helped put this amazing night together!
Some of the highlights of the night saw former Scottish International Footballer and now Sporting Director at Falkirk FC Gary Holt take home the Contibution to Scottish Sport Award, Gavin Neate from Neatebox become our Entrepreneur of the year award winner and the fantastic Jason Hare of Horseback UK who became our Inspiration of the Year winner and our Scottish Veterans Awards Champion. (Jason Received a special commissioned piece that was made by Dan a Military veteran and owner of Veteran Trees)
We want to Inspire our future service leavers that great things can happen. It’s you who will act as role models and in some cases mentors, remember Positivity breeds Positivity.
Our Winners are :
Veterans Awards Champion: Jason Hare – Horseback UK
We would like to take this opportunity to thank all our Shortlisted Finalists remember its you who inspire our future service leavers – Keep an eye out on Facebook for pictures of the evening coming soon over on our Facebook page!