Recognise your sporting and community heroes in Cheshire East for an Everybody Award.
The nominations for the Everybody Awards 2018 hosted by Everybody Sport and Recreation are now open. Each year the event celebrates sporting and community heroes in Cheshire East, with over 200 guests coming together to be recognised for their achievements and helping change lives through healthy recreation.
The awards will be taking place at the prestigious Wrenbury Hall in Nantwich on Friday 26th October 2018 and the night is set to be inspirational with success stories of sporting clubs, volunteers, organisations and individuals from the region.
Awards will be given to inspirational people in the categories of:
- Sports Personality of the Year
- Health & Wellbeing Award
- Club of the Year
- Coach of the Year
- Volunteer of the Year
- Young Volunteer of the Year
- Young Sports Achiever of the Year
- Disabled Sports Achiever of the Year
- Lifetime Achievement and Everybody Customer Hero.
Winners from last year included Sophie Thornhill who became a Paralympic Champion in Rio, winning Gold in the tandem B kilo time trial and a Bronze medal in the tandem B pursuit. Sophie also secured a Gold medal at this years Commonwealth Games for Team England.
Kate Blakemore from Motherwell CIC received the Health and Wellbeing Award, Kate is founder and primary counsellor at Motherwell CIC. She ensures that support is available for mums suffering from post natal depression, anxiety and other issues.
Andrew Kolker, Chairman at Everybody Sport and Recreation commented, ‘Every year we are proud of the achievements coming from our region, from aspiring Olympians to organisations making a difference to the lives of Cheshire East residents. We are encouraging you to nominate your heroes in your town for an Everybody Award, they deserve recognition and we want to tell their story.’
In 2017, guests were given an inspiring keynote speech from Sharron Davies MBE, Silver and Gold medallist in competitive swimming. Sharron presented on the night and inspired nominees and guests with the story of her Olympic success. This year the Everybody Awards will be welcoming another uplifting and motivational key note speaker soon to be announced.
Everybody Sport and Recreation is delighted to share Sharron Davies MBE will be returning to the 2018 Everybody Awards as this years host.
“I am over the moon to announce I will be returning to the 2018 Everybody Awards as this years host. The Everybody Awards are a truly inspirational event, celebrating and sharing success stories of local sporting, community, health and wellbeing heroes in Cheshire East and I am delighted to be a part of the evening again this year. Now that nominations are open, I urge you all to nominate anyone that you know, who deserves to be recognised so we can celebrate their success.” Sharron shares.
Notes to Editor
Everybody Sport & Recreation – Everybody Sport and Recreation is a registered charity and company limited by guarantee. As a Health and Wellbeing Charity, Everybody Sport and Recreation aims to provide ‘leisure for life’ by changing lives through healthy recreation. The charity operates 15 leisure facilities across the Cheshire East region as well as a range of Health, Leisure Development and Outreach programmes and the new Everybody Academy, providing local training and career opportunities. For more information please visit: www.everybody.org.uk or follow on Twitter @ebleisure.
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