Inspiring group wins CGC-sponsored category in Renfrewshire Council’s Provost’s Awards

March 20 2020

CGC has congratulated an inspiring cancer support group after its triumphed in this year’s Provost’s Awards from Renfrewshire Council.

At a glittering celebration of community life in Renfrewshire held at the Normandy Hotel, Renfrew, Rays of Hope won the keenly-contested Community Group Award.

This category was sponsored by City Gate Construction which described the work Rays of Hope does as “truly inspiring.”

Rays of Hope was established in 2015 to help anyone who has had cancer. It provides a safe, confidential environment where people can openly talk about cancer to others who have had a similar experience.

It is based at The Rainbow Centre, Byres Road, Elderslie on a Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 10.00a.m. to 3.00p.m.

CGC Finance Director Gary Tracey was one of the judges in this year’s Awards and attended the ceremony.

Leo Reilly, Managing Director of CGC, said: “We are immensely proud to have supported the Provost’s Community Awards which salutes genuine heroes across Renfrewshire. It is vital that people and organisations who do so much to help or inspire others are recognised in this way.”

The Provost’s Awards

There were six categories this year namely:
• Community Group – sponsored by City Gate Construction
• Community Volunteer – sponsored by Glasgow Airport Ltd
• Sporting Achievement – sponsored by ACRE Industrial
• Employee of the Year – sponsored by UNISON Renfrewshire
• Carers Award – sponsored by former Provost Nancy Allison
• Arts and Culture – sponsored by Renfrewshire Council

Pictured: The winners and sponsors at the Provost’s Community Awards event.

Picture courtesy of Kieran Chambers Photography and Renfrewshire Council