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Lord Mayor launches Community & Voluntary Awards 2010

The Lord Mayor’s Community & Voluntary Awards 2010 were formally launched by Lord Mayor of Cork Cllr. Dara Murphy on 26/2/10. The Awards recognise the valuable contribution community groups and their volunteers make to the life of the people of Cork city. 

Sponsored by the Evening Echo and Express Kitchens & Floors, this is the seventh year of the annual Awards (open to all groups in Cork city) which carry a valuable prize fund of €1,000 for 1st prize and €500 for 2nd prize in each of the following six categories:  

  • Art & Culture
  • Children & Youth
  • Community and Neighbourhood Services
  • Equality and Social Inclusion
  • Lifelong learning
  • Sport

Anyone is eligible to nominate a group or the group may nominate itself.  Closing date for receipt of entries is Friday, 19th March 2010. Prize winners will be announced at a special Awards ceremony in the City Hall on 7th April.

Applications Forms are available from the Community and Enterprise Directorate, Cork City Council, City Hall, Cork -  email: con_odonnell@corkcity.ie or from the Cork City Council’s website Community & Voluntary Awards Application Form 2010 

The Awards will be presented to community groups at a Gala Awards night that will coincide with the Lord Mayor’s Civic Awards, on 7th April, in City Hall. This occasion has become part of Cork City Council’s calendar of events, when community and voluntary organisations gather in a night of celebration of their contribution to life in Cork city. 

The Community and Voluntary Awards event coincides with Volunteer Week which runs from 5th - 11th April 2010.

Further information is available from: 

Ursula Ramsell,
Communications Liaison Officer,
Community & Enterprise Directorate,
Cork City Council,
City Hall,
Cork.
Tel:       021 4924703
Email:  ursula_ramsell@corkcity.ie  

Con O’Donnell,
Administrative Officer,
Community & Enterprise Directorate,
Cork City Council,
City Hall,
Cork.
Tel: 021 4924101
Email: con_odonnell@corkcity.ie

 

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