Get your names in for the People’s Oscars
A Rutherglen opticians is encouraging locals to nominate their community hero in the annual Sunday Mail Great Scot Awards.
Specsavers in the town is supporting this year’s prestigious awards, dubbed the People’s Oscars, which honour the incredible achievements of ordinary people across Scotland who are doing extraordinary things.
The optician is specifically celebrating the Community Champions category, which recognises individuals or groups who have shown incredible commitment to improving the lives of people in their local area.
Specsavers is taking nominations for the award via special post boxes in store.
Peter Beaton, store director at Specsavers in Rutherglen, said: “Supporting the local community is at the heart of what we do here in the Rutherglen store.
“We’re thoroughly looking forward to finding some true Great Scots from right here in Rutherglen.”
Nominations must be made by Monday 7 September. For more information on the awards, visit www. greatscotawards.co.uk.
The overall award winners will be announced at an awards at the Hilton Hotel, Glasgow on Saturday 17 October.