Spidola award ceremony 2010
On the 16 November at the annual Spidola award ceremony the President of the Republic of Latvia Valdis Zatlers presented the Spidola award in national economy to Ziedot.lv head Rūta Dimanta.
She received the award for the Project Food Bank. Rūta gained this acknowledgement for creating a social solidarity system for economically active people affected by the crisis, as a result reducing the necessity of the government to raise the taxes for solving social problems.
At the ceremony the President of the Economists Association 2010 Ojars Kehris held the Annual lecture in which he analyzed the Latvian economic policy objectives.