VOLUNTEERS and volunteer projects in Bratislava Region were acknowledged at a ceremony organised by C.A.R.D.O., Slovakia’s National Volunteer Centre, on December 5 at which the Bratislava Volunteers awards for 2011 were handed out.
The winners were selected by a jury made up of MP Jana Žitňanská, Bratislava Deputy Mayor Petra Nagyová Džerengová, Alena Pániková from the Open Society Foundation, Milica Danková from the Centre for Philanthropy and Bohdan Smieška from the Intenda foundation.
The award for Volunteer in Education went to Klára Kováčiková for the project Scientific Toy. Mária Leitnerová from the volunteer group Vŕba received the award for Volunteer in Social and Healthcare Services, Yulija Kruhlik from INEX Slovakia received the Foreign Volunteer award and Mária Nicolaouová from the Slovak committee for UNICEF received the award for Volunteer Working with Children and Youth. Adriana Gálová from Greenpeace Slovakia received the Environment Volunteer award, Elena Holá from Savio became the Slovak Volunteer Abroad and Marta Konrádová, volunteering for Hľa, človek was awarded the prize in the category for Long-term Volunteer Help to an Organisation. The Park of Playing and Relief project won the Volunteer Project of the Year award, and the Special Award for Volunteering went to the project Obscure Heroes.
12. Dec 2011 at 0:00 | Compiled by Spectator staff