Nominations Sought for Stonehaven Awards

By bellmannews / January 4, 2021
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DO you know one of Stonehaven’s champions of the community or a young hero? Then now is the time to nominate them for an award to recognise their endeavours or achievements.

2020 Community Award
Stonehaven and District Community Council, along with Stonehaven Business Association and our local churches are requesting nominations for this award.

The award will be given to a person who is over 18 years of age and who has achieved outstanding achievement, excellence or merit in one of the following areas:

*voluntary work in the community
*academic or sporting success
*an act of bravery
*outstanding caring or community service
*special achievement despite limitations imposed by hardship, disability or long term illness
*enhancing the perceived image of our community
*or any other appropriate kind of excellence.

The candidate must have a strong association with Stonehaven.

The nomination must be in writing or by e mail and must include a supporting statement explaining the reasons for nomination; it should be submitted by a person not related to the candidate. Submissions must be received by the secretary (including complete name, address and telephone number/e mail) by February 5th 2021.

The candidate must agree to being nominated and to the presentation and publicity that will be given to the award prior to nomination

Please send any nominations by February 5th  to the above postal address or to the e mail address raymondchristie@mail.com

The final decision will be made by representatives of the partner groups above. Presentation of the award will be made thereafter. This will consist of a parchment scroll/certificate and an inscribed plaque.

2020 Hannah Dyson Award

The award is given to a young person who is under 18 years of age and who has achieved outstanding youth achievement, excellence or merit in one of the following areas: academic or sporting success, an act of bravery, outstanding caring or community service, special achievement despite limitations imposed by hardship, disability or long term illness or any other appropriate kind of excellence. The candidate must have a strong association with Stonehaven.

The nomination must be in writing and must include a supporting statement; it should be submitted by a person not related to the candidate. Submissions must be received by the secretary (including complete name, address and telephone number/e mail) by Friday February 5th 2021.

The candidate and their parent or guardian must agree to the publicity that will be given to the award.

The Youth Awards Committee will recommend one candidate to Stonehaven and District Community Council, based on the supporting statement and any other available and relevant information.

The final decision will be made public early in the New Year and will consist of a parchment scroll and a small monetary reward.

Please send any nominations by February 5th to the above postal address or to the e mail address

alistair.lawrie@aberdeenshire.gov.uk

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