Espoo medal recipients 2020

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2020-12-06 7:00

The Espoo medal has been awarded to 14 people in recognition of their work for the benefit of the City of Espoo.

The recipients of the Espoo medal are:

  • Lea Rantala and Tom Aschan, restaurateurs and owners of the Gallows Bird pubs
  • Tiina Elo, Member of Parliament, Councillor
  • Martti Hellström, Chair of the Espoo Heritage Society, Councillor
  • Kaisamari Hintikka, Bishop of the Diocese of Espoo
  • Tommi Koistinen, Musician and CEO (Setä Koponen by stage name)
  • Laura-Maria Lehtonen, Infectious Disease Nurse at the City of Espoo
  • Helena Luukkonen, Member of the executive committee of Espoon Sotaveteraanit ry
  • Juha Metso, Director of Social and Health Services at the City of Espoo
  • Oskari Muhonen, competitive sailor
  • Jyrki Myllärniemi, Head of Development at Espoon Diakoniasäätiö
  • Jari Nyberg, Executive Director of Espoon Jääurheilun Tuki ry
  • Emilia Soini, squash player
  • Markus Torkki, CEO of Pohjola Hospital, Councillor

The Espoo medal, designed by medal artist Kauko Räsänen, has been awarded to more than 500 people since 1972 in recognition of their work for the benefit of the city. The recipients are chosen by the medal committee of the City of Espoo.

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