Nominations for the 18th Annual Rehab Galway People of the Year awards are now being accepted by the Rehab Foundation in Galway which the organisers of this very high profile and prestigious event which honours and recognises the high achievers in our city and county.
This week Ollie Robinson on behalf of the organising committee said that last year the awards captured the imagination of the Galway public and they received a record number of entries from at home and abroad. The dedication, commitment, and achievements of all the winners were a shining example for all to follow and the contribution whether social, economic, educational, sporting, or cultural of the people who drive Galway’s communities have been recognised by those Awards
Mr Robinson invited the people of Galway, as well as business community, the corporate sector, family and friends, supporters and members of clubs, groups and organisations to nominate the person or people they would like to salute and honour and consider most deserving of a Galway People of the Year Award.
He also said that those awards give public recognition to people who through their personal leadership, participation, courage or achievement have made an outstanding contribution to the community, or the betterment of the lives of people in their own areas in the city or county or even abroad.
This year they were seeking nominations for Galway people who had contributed to their communities at local, national, or international level, those who had excelled as leaders or made significant contributions in other areas for example sport, charity work, employment, education, entertainment, tourism, media broadcasting, medicine, research, community involvement etc.
In addition to individuals, groups, clubs or organisations etc can be nominated.
The closing date for nominations is July 5 and the winners will selected by an independent panel of judges and will be announced at a press reception at the end of the month. The winners will be presented with their awards at a glittering (black tie ) Gala Banquet and presentation in the Galway Bay Hotel on Friday September 20 compered by Keith Finnegan of Galway Bay fm
Nominations with full supporting information should be sent to Galway People of the Year Awards, Rehab Care, 5B Liosban Business Park Tuam Road. Galway or you can email your nomination to [email protected]
Further information on the awards can be had from Rehab Care at 091-756653 or Ollie at 087 2437009 or [email protected]