EDM 800: Patryk Topolski & the Helen McGregor Award

1st December 2015

Patryk Topolski and the Helen McGregor Award
Session: 2015-16
Date tabled: 01.12.2015
Primary sponsor: Marion Fellows
Sponsors: Paul Monaghan, Drew Hendry, Richard Arkless, Ronnie Cowan, Alan Brown

That this House congratulates Patryk Topolski, winner of this year’s Helen McGregor Award; recognises that he is the youngest-ever winner of the award, which is given annually to recognise a significant contribution to a local community by people who give freely of their own time and efforts to improve local communities; further recognises that Patryk, vice-chair of Garrion People’s Housing Co-operative Ltd, moved to Gowkthrapple from Poland at the age of 13 in 2007 and joined Garrion’s People’s Housing Co-operative’s Management Committee two years ago, aiming to improve the image of Gowkthrapple; and recognises his work with the GOLD group and his efforts to enhance the quality of life and cultural activities between the Scottish and Polish community.

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