Bray Chamber launches public search for Bray’s Endeavour Awards heroes

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  • Awards recognize and reward outstanding contribution made to community
  • Nominations invited from people of Bray to reward young achievers, civic and community, Sports Achievement, Lifetime achievement and our Bray Person of the year
  • Community Award Nominations Close Noon Tuesday 23rd Oct
  • Business Awards finalist voting opens 1st November 2018 and closes 21st November
  • Gala Awards ceremony will take place on Friday 23rdNovember

The search is on for the heroes of Bray, as Bray & District Chamber of Commerce launches its annual community Endeavour Awards campaign to identify and reward those individuals and community groups who have made an outstanding contribution to the area.

The Bray Endeavour Awards are presented annually by Bray & District Chamber of Commerce, which works to promote business and support the community. First presented in 1981, the annual Chamber of Commerce Endeavour Awards are designed to recognise and reward the normal, ordinary people who do extra ordinary things.

Nominations from the public are sought for the following 5 Categories:

  • Person of the Year – presented to the individual who has contributed most to the town of Bray and its environs
  • Civic/Community  – presented to the individual or voluntary organisation that has contributed significantly to community and civic life in Bray and District
  • Sports Achievement  – presented to a team or individual that has achieved something extraordinary through sport
  • Lifetime Achievement – presented to an individual who has dedicated their life and time to something for many years and deserves to be recognised
  • Young achiever – Presented to someone under 21 years of age who has achieved something remarkable (in sport, academics, or arts)

Closing date for receipt of community nominations is noon Tuesday October 23rd2018. It’s never been so easy to nominate and get involved, just complete the form below and hit the submit button! Nominations will also be accepted via email and post, just download the form here, print and then send to 10 Prince of Wales Tce, Bray or e-mail it to info@braychamber.ie.

All nominations received will be considered by the Awards Adjudication Panel, with the Awards themselves presented at a Gala Ceremony to be held on Friday 23rdNovember.

Tickets can be purchased for the event by calling Bray Chamber on 01 2828248 or email info@braychamber.ie.

The business award finalists will be announced on 26thOctober when the public will have a few weeks to vote on their favourite. Winners of the Business Awards will be announced Live at the Gala Ceremony in late November. Please note voting closes online on November 21st.

Commenting on the launch of the search for Bray’s band of heroes, Bray Chamber’s Pat Ó Súilleabháinsaid: “The annual Endeavour Awards provide all of us with the opportunity to not only recognize individual or group achievement, but also honour that achievement. Most importantly, these individual Awards are nominated by the people of Bray, making the annual Endeavour Awards the premier public accolade that our community can bestow upon that great band of heroes that we have in our town.”

Can’t access the online nomination forms above? Well just click here. Click here to download the postal / email form.

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