If you have already signed up for this event thank you, if not there is still time.
You are invited to a Scotch Whisky Action Fund event on Tuesday 29 May at the Royal College of Surgeons in Edinburgh. The Fund's aim is to support projects working to reduce alcohol-related harm in Scotland.
The objective of the event is to share key learning and experiences from a number of projects which have received funding.
To register for the event please click on the link below:
The event programme is set out below:
10.00am Registration and coffee
10.25am Welcome and introduction. Dame Joan Stringer, Chair of Awards Panel, Scotch Whisky Action Fund
10.30am An opportunity to hear from the projects and the outcomes achieved
Young People (U18s)
10.30am Sunflower Garden Project: CrossReach, Anna Rahimian, Service Leader
10.45am School Alcohol Awareness Raising and Information Session: Hibernian Community Foundation, Stewart McGuire
11.00am Alcohol Awareness Programme: Reeltime Music, Ryan Currie, Project Manager
11.15am Me & You Project: Mentor Foundation, Gez James, Development Manager and Gemma Burns, Project Manager
11.30am StreetBase: Liber8, Margaret Halbert, Chief Executive Officer
11.45am KickStart: Outfit Moray, Tony Brown, Chief Executive Officer
12.00am Pub Watch Rehabilitation Scheme:Orkney Alcohol Counselling and Advisory Service (OACAS), Bob MacKenzie, Offending Prevention and Rehabilitation Worker
12.15pm Panel Session: What went well? What were the challenges?
With representatives from each of the projects and facilitated by Karen Betts, Chief Executive, Scotch Whisky Association
12.45pm Reflections on the Day
Karen Betts, Chief Executive, Scotch Whisky Association
1.00pm Lunch and networking opportunity
2.00pm Event close