Awards to hon­our the he­roes of Bray


Bray People - - NEWS - By MARY FOGARTY

THE search is on for the he­roes of Bray, as Bray & Dis­trict Cham­ber of Com­merce launches its an­nual com­mu­nity En­deav­our Awards cam­paign to iden­tify and re­ward those in­di­vid­u­als and com­mu­nity groups who have made an out­stand­ing con­tri­bu­tion to the area.

The Bray En­deav­our Awards are pre­sented an­nu­ally by Bray & Dis­trict Cham­ber of Com­merce, which works to pro­mote busi­ness and sup­port the com­mu­nity. First pre­sented in 1981, the an­nual Cham­ber of Com­merce En­deav­our Awards are de­signed to recog­nise and re­ward the nor­mal, or­di­nary peo­ple who do ex­tra or­di­nary things.

Nom­i­na­tions are be­ing sought for per­son of the year, civic/com­mu­nity, sports achieve­ment, life­time achieve­ment, and young achiever.

The clos­ing date for nom­i­na­tions is mid­day on Tues­day, Oc­to­ber 23. Nom­i­na­tions can be made at bray­cham­, by email to info@bray­cham­, or by post to 10 Prince of Wales Ter­race.

The awards will be pre­sented at a cere- mony on Novem­ber 23.

For tick­ets call 01 2828248 or info@ bray­cham­

The busi­ness award fi­nal­ists will be an­nounced on Oc­to­ber 26 when the pub­lic will have a few weeks to vote on their favourite.

‘ The an­nual En­deav­our Awards pro­vide all of us with the op­por­tu­nity to not only rec­og­nize in­di­vid­ual or group achieve­ment, but also hon­our that achieve­ment,’ said cham­ber pres­i­dent Pat Ó Súil­leab­háin. ‘Most im­por­tantly, th­ese in­di­vid­ual Awards are nom­i­nated by the peo­ple of Bray, mak­ing the an­nual En­deav­our Awards the premier pub­lic ac­co­lade that our com­mu­nity can be­stow upon that great band of he­roes that we have in our town.’

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