Awards launched for ‘un­sung he­roes’

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SLIGO County Coun­cil’s Cathaoir­leach’s Awards 2018 have been launched and nom­i­na­tion forms are now avail­able. The ini­tia­tive acknowledges the con­tri­bu­tion of the many un­sung he­roes who carry out in­valu­able vol­un­tary work in our com­mu­ni­ties.

Cathaoir­leach, Coun­cil­lor Martin Baker said:‘We all know spe­cial peo­ple who have given out­stand­ing ser­vice to their com­mu­nity, and the Awards Scheme pro­vides an op­por­tu­nity to pub­licly hon­our them for their ef­forts.

“The award cat­e­gories en­com­pass a wide area of vol­un­tary ac­tiv­ity, and I am ask­ing peo­ple to take the time to sub­mit a nom­i­na­tion form for a per­son or group they hold in spe­cial re­gard.”

The Award cat­e­gories are: Arts & Cul­ture; Young En­ter­prise; Environment and Her­itage; Com­mu­nity (in­di­vid­ual; Com­mu­nity (Group); sports; schools and spirit of Sligo.

The win­ners will be pre­sented with their awards at a cer­e­mony in County Hall in De­cem­ber.

Nom­i­na­tion forms and de­tails of the scheme are avail­able from: Cor­po­rate Ser­vices Sec­tion, Sligo County Coun­cil, Riverside.

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