Blogs

A happy and healthy 2021!

This Monday we have heard that Scotland is in full lockdown for at least the whole of January. With the vaccines on their way, we can remain hopeful. Remember, we are in this together, so do let us know if you want to come along to any of our zoom events and if you are…
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An update from your Ambassador, Katrina

Hi everyone, it’s Katrina here, your Ambassador at get2gether. I’m writing this blog to let you know what I’ve been up to lately. Over the past 5 weeks, I have been doing a leadership course on Zoom with Elaine Crichton from Inspiring Scotland and Catriona Rowley from SCLD. My colleague and manager Marion asked if…
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Marvellous Movie Monday!

Movie Monday was born back in March 2020 at the beginning of the pandemic. Ambassador Katrina headed the project through summer until September when she passed it along to members Robert and Sarah. Read the interview below to read about their journey: What brought you to Movie Monday: S: I’m a big fan of films,…
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Our members

Where would we be without our members? Learn more about the people at the heart of get2gether by watching our Inspiring Stories documentaries on The Reluctant Penguin’s channel on youtube, run by the fabulous Emma. Here is our sessional worker and quiz master Lauren interviewing members about what makes each person so unique: Questions with…
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Contemporary by Ian Yirell

Ian, who is also a Special Olympics athlete, started volunteering with get2gether in April 2020. He has been part of Monday meetings and is regularly contributing to our online community space “get2gether at home”. During the COVID-19 pandemic, Ian has been dancing weekly – showcasing his own routines, as well as inviting other members of…
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