Henshaws Awards 2017 – nominations are now open
Within the Henshaws community, there are lots of people who achieve more than they can imagine each year. This is your chance to recognise their achievements by nominating them for one of our awards.
This year we have seven categories, and we would love as many nominations as possible.
The categories are as follows –
Gillian Lawrence Award
This category is for visually impaired people who have overcome their own particular obstacles and in doing so, become a positive role model for others
The category is for a visually impaired person who has used technology to transform their lives e.g. email/online shopping/ Skype
Friendship Matters Award
This category is for a Henshaws service user who has befriended other service users and supported them through their journey, or has made a significant impact within one of the Friendship Matters groups.
Henshaws Young Person of the Year (Ages Under 12)
The category is for a Henshaws service user under 12 years old who has made a significant change to their life or the lives of others.
Henshaws Young Person of the Year (Ages 12-25)
The category is for a Henshaws service user aged 12-25 who has made a significant change to their life and/or their lives of others.
Volunteer of the Year
This category is for a volunteer who has made a significant impact on Henshaws service users and organisation as a whole.
Visual Impairment Friendly Business of the Year
This category is for a company which has provided the best customer service for visually impaired people in the North of England.
Please note that awards are for achievements over the last 12 months.
The deadline for nominations is Friday 7th April 2017 and the awards will be presented on Thursday 15th June 2017 at The Midland Hotel, Manchester.
Please fill in the nomination form below, if you’d like a paper copy, please contact Holly on 0161 786 3656. You can also download a Word version of the form below.
If you have any questions about the nominations, please contact the fundraising team on 0161 786 3656, or email firstname.lastname@example.org.Download our form in Word
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