Donegal Local Development Company (DLDC) has announced new Community Recognition Awards to acknowledge and reward the work of those who went above and beyond during Covid-19.
Nominees are being sought from the community and voluntary sector in Donegal.
The ‘Community Recognition Awards’ will take place in the Finn Valley Centre, Stranorlar at 7pm on Thursday 4th November where attendees will enjoy a meal, followed by the presentation of awards, music & dancing.
According to Margaret Larkin, Community Development Manager in DLDC, “The Community & Voluntary sector really came to the fore throughout the COVID 19 Pandemic and we want to take the time now to recognise and reward their valiant efforts. We are asking members of the public to join us in acknowledging and recognising this great work and vote for the groups they wish to nominate for a recognition award”.
Nominations are being requested under the following 5 categories:
- Best Social Inclusion / Peer Support Campaign
- Special Recognition Award – A Community Response to COVID 19
- Best Community Organisation / Social Enterprise – Small
- Best Community Organisation / Social Enterprise – Large
- Lifetime Achievement Award – Individual Award
A judging panel will consist of representatives from our sponsor organisations and these judges will adjudicate and awards will be presented to the winners of each category on the night. Each of the organisations have sponsored a prize for one of the 5 categories above.
According to Padraic Fingleton CEO of DLDC, “We have had a fantastic response to our invitation for judges with representatives from Highland Radio, Pramerica, LYIT and Letterkenny Chamber of Commerce all stepping up to join the panel. Each of the organisations were delighted to join DLDC in commending the great work of the community and voluntary sector”.
It’s time to acknowledge the work of this invaluable sector and give recognition to the Community and Voluntary Organisation that support you!
- Click on the link https://forms.gle/pDuDN9CgR3ZEA5tM7
- Enter the details of the organisation or individual who you wish to nominate.
- Tell us about the Organisation and why you are nominating them
- Enter your contact details
You can also print a copy of the Nomination Form from the DLDC Website or at the following link https://dldc.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/09/Print-Nomination-form.docx
Print nominations can be posted to: Community Recognition Awards, Donegal Local Development CLG, 1 Millennium Court, Pearse Road, Letterkenny, Co. Donegal, F92 W5OR.
Entries must be submitted by 5pm on Wednesday 6th of October 2021.
Click on to the DLDC website at www.dldc.org to find out more.