An Elgin woman has been named as ‘Community Mum of the Year’ by a national store.
The judging panel, which included Michelle Mone, Arlene Phillips and Denise Lewis, highlighted the work of Lindsay in creating a support system for families of service personnel in Afghanistan.
So successful was Lindsay’s system that it is now used as a blueprint for welfare support to families of deployed RAF personnel.
Lindsay, the wife of an RAF serviceman and a mother-of-four, will be presented with her Tesco Mum of the Year award at a glittering ceremony in London.
Lindsay is also a volunteer co-ordinator for SSAFA (Soldiers, Sailors, Airmen and Families Association), an organisation that helps service families through difficult times. She is on call 24 hours a day, seven days a week to those that need her sympathetic ear and wealth of knowledge. (See more about SSAFA in the video below).
Liz Jarvis, Tesco Mum of the Year Editor, said: “Lindsay stood out to the judges because of the way she has helped to create a thriving and supportive community for the families of servicemen during what can be an incredibly isolating time.
“It’s a privilege to be able to recognise Lindsay with this award and tell the world what a fantastic and important job she is doing.”
More information on the Tesco Mum of the Year Awards is available online.