Community Champions

THE successful Evening Times campaign to highlight the unsung heroes in Glasgow is now approaching its fifth year.

Entrants don’t require to have piloted a flaming Lancaster, or rescued a cat from a tree, just simply made a difference to their community.

The aim is to praise the unsung heroes who have contributed to their community either through their work or by volunteering.

There are eight award categories:

COMMUNITY CHAMPION INDIVIDUAL AWARD People who give up free time to make a contribution to other people’s lives or to a community.

COMMUNITY CHAMPION TEAM AWARD This recognises the work of community teams, organisations, charities or a group of volunteers.

PUBLIC SERVICES COMMUNITY CHAMPION AWARD This will be presented to an individual or group working for a public service in a local community who have gone above and beyond the call of duty.

UNIFORM SERVICES COMMUNITY CHAMPION AWARD This is for a remarkable individual or group from the uniformed services.

SENIOR COMMUNITY CHAMPION AWARD This award will be presented to those special older citizens over the age of 60 who are inspirational.

YOUNG COMMUNITY CHAMPION AWARD This will be presented to an individual or group of young people, under the age of 17, who have made a difference to their community.

HEALTH AND WELLBEING AWARD This award recognises groups or projects which promote the improvement of health and wellbeing within their communities..

SPORT COMMUNITY CHAMPION AWARD This award is for a group or project which promote the improvement of health and well-being within their communities.

Apply online at www.eveningtimesevents.com/communitychamps/

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