2014 LJ Hooker Reg Cowden Memorial Sports Star of the Year Award Nominations

The Lithgow community is being encouraged to nominate candidates for the 2014 LJ Hooker Reg Cowden Memorial Sports Star of the Year Awards. Categories of International Sports Star of the Year, Junior and Senior Team Achievement of the Year, Volunteer of the Year and Official of the Year are available.

The Mayor of Lithgow, Councillor Maree Statham said “These Awards are appropriate recognition for exceptional sporting achievements of members of the Lithgow community during 2014, and are a legacy for Reg Cowden and his lengthy dedication to sport in the Lithgow region”.

“The “International Sports Star of the Year Trophy” is awarded to the best international achievement during 2014 from a local sporting person, while the 2014 Junior and Senior Team Achievement of the Year awards are presented to local teams who have excelled in their chosen sport during 2014. Nominations for these candidates will be accepted from any member of the public, provided the appropriate forms are completed” said Councillor Statham.

Councillor Statham added “Council is also seeking local sporting organisations to nominate suitable candidates for the “Bunny Abbott Volunteer of the Year” and the “Laurie Muir Official of the Year” Awards, as volunteers and officials also contribute greatly to the success of local sporting competitions”.

Nomination forms are available from Council’s Customer Service Division, Council’s website (www.council.lithgow.com), or by contacting (02) 6354 9999, with nominations for these awards closing at 4.30pm on Monday, 25th May 2015.

Nominations for the Junior and Senior Sports Star of the Year Awards for sporting achievements during April 2015 will close on 7th May 2015.

Working together to support, celebrate and expand the social and cultural diversity of our community whilst promoting healthy, active lifestyles in a safe environment is a part of Council’s strategy to Care for our Community in the Community Strategic Plan 2026.

Contact:
Mr Iain Stewart
Group Manager Operations
Tel: 02 6354 9999
Fax: 02 6351 4259

 

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