Community & Voluntary Fair & Awards
Watlington Community & Volunteer Awards 2019 Watlington Parish Council and The Watlington Club are delighted to announce the 2019 Watlington Community & Volunteer Awards to say thank you to the people of Watlington who go that extra mile for the community. There are six categories to enter. Anyone can make a nomination, as long as the person or organisation nominated lives, works or studies in Watlington. All nominations will be judged on how the individual or organisation has: • tackled issues that affect people living in Watlington parish; • made a difference to their community; and • helped get people involved and inspired others. A panel of judges will meet to discuss a shortlist in detail and find the six winners for 2019. The decision of the awards panel is final and the panel reserves the right not to make awards if there are no eligible nominations. Nominations close on 24th May 2019. • Organisation of the Year Award (Sponsored by The Granary Delicatessen) For voluntary organisation or community group carrying out ongoing activities in the parish within the last 12 months. • Young Volunteer of the Year Award (Sponsored by Calnan Brothers) For a young person (under 25) who deserves recognition for volunteering regularly or raising money for charity within the last 12 months. • Volunteer of the Year Award (Sponsored by Bella Luce) For an individual who has worked tirelessly for the good of our community within the last 12 months. • Unsung Hero Award (Sponsored by Apex Healthcare Consulting) For those people who work incredibly hard for the community with little recognition – nominations need not be for volunteering only and are not constrained to achievements in the past 12 months only. • Environmental & Conservation Award (Sponsored by Chiltern Pet Partners) For an individual or organisation that has made a significant contribution to preserving or enhancing the local environment within the last 12 months. • Community Consciousness Award (Sponsored by K is for kitchen) For an individual or organisation that has significantly raised awareness of an important issue locally or nationally within the last 12 months. The awards ceremony will take place at The Watlington Club on Saturday 8th June. Prior to the award ceremony, there will be a chance to find out more about the fantastic variety of clubs, charities and community organisations in and around the parish. After the prizes have been awarded, a BBQ will be available for you to stay and celebrate.
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