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Three honoured in the Mayor's Awards

The Mayor of Gibraltar, Kaiane Lopez, presented the awards.
The Mayor of Gibraltar, Kaiane Lopez, presented the awards. / SUR
  • The two silver Mayor's Awards were presented to Manuel Vilerio, and to Mark Peñalver; Mrs Mercy Posso was presented with the Community Award

The Mayor of Gibraltar, Kaiane Aldorino Lopez, conferred three awards on members of the local community at a special ceremony at City Hall on Thursday, 23 November.

The two silver Mayor's Awards were presented to Manuel Vilerio, in recognition of his promptness of mind and calm demeanour when engaging a highly stressed individual in a very volatile scenario, and to Mark Peñalver in recognition of his dynamic risk assessment and quick thinking in physically removing a highly distressed individual to safety.

Her Worship the Mayor also presented Mrs Mercy Posso with the Community Award, which was in recognition of her dedication and commitment to the Breast Cancer Support Charity in Gibraltar.