The winners of the Scottish Veterans Awards for 2020/21 were announced at the Village Hotel, Edinburgh on Thursday October 6.
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The team at the Veterans Awards added:
“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.
We are 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, Scottish 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 Contribution 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.”
The winners and runners up were as follows:
Veterans Awards Champion: Jason Hare – Horseback UK