DLDC is hosting a Community Recognition Awards ceremony to acknowledge and reward the work of the community and voluntary sector.
The Community & Voluntary sector really came to the fore throughout the COVID 19 Pandemic and we want to take the time now to recognise and reward their valiant efforts. The ‘Community Recognition Awards’ will take place in the Finn Valley Centre, Stranorlar at 7pm on Thursday 4th November where finalists will enjoy a meal, followed by the presentation of awards, music & dancing.
We asked members of the public to join us in acknowledging and recognising this great work and nominate the groups for a recognition award.
Nominations have now been received and our judges have selected the following finalists under each category.
|Best Social Inclusion / Peer Support Campaign||Kilmacrennan Men’s ShedFinn Valley Guild – Irish Countrywomen’s AssociationDonegal Wellness CafesDifferent Strokes for Different Folks|
|Special Recognition Award – A Community Response to Covid-19||Tacú le Gaoth DobhairBluestack Special Needs FoundationChef Aid – Donegal Town Chef Aid & Jo DalyLetterkenny Chef Aid|
|Best Community Organisation / Social Enterprise Small||Ray Community CentreWe Care LK FoodbankLiquid TherapyDonegal Town Community Chamber CLG|
|Best Community Organisation / Social Enterprise – Large||LATCHBluestacks Special Needs FoundationCara HouseNo Barriers|
|Lifetime Achievement Award – Individual Award||Fred GallagherLiam O’DonnellMargaret TonerSharon FergusonMary McGowan|
A judging panel consists of representatives from our 5 sponsor organisations and these judges will adjudicate and awards will be presented to the winners of each category on the night.
- Highland Radio
- Letterkenny Institute of Technology (LYIT)
- Letterkenny Chamber of Commerce
- Watson Hire
Each of the organisations has sponsored a prize for one of the 5 categories above.