Now in its 13th year. The Community & Voluntary awards were introduced to recognise and celebrate the commitment and vibrancy of the community and voluntary sector in Waterford and to identify the value of the contribution made by groups in their communities.

This scheme would not be possible if it wasn’t for the organisers Waterford PPN in association with Waterford City & County Council and all the corporate sponsors.

The categories and sponsors for the 2017 awards are:

  • Arts & Culture – Sponsored by BHP Insurances
  • Community & Civic Pride – Sponsored by Local Link Waterford
  • Community/Social Enterprise – Sponsored by Waterford Local Enterprise Office
  • Pride of Place – Sponsored by Waterford City & County Council
  • Healthy, Active & Youth – Sponsored by Glanbia
  • Social Inclusion – Sponsored by Bus Éireann

*NEW INDIVIDUAL AWARD*

  • The Billy Mc Carthy Award for Outstanding Work by an Individual in the Community – Sponsored by WLRfm

This award was introduced this year in memory of the late Billy Mc Carthy and is open to all ages.

Waterford City & County Mayors Award – Sponsored by Waterford City & County Council .
The winning group will be chosen from the 6 category winners and will go on to represent Waterford in the 2018 All Ireland Pride of Place Competition
Brochure – The 2017 Brochure is kindly sponsored by Dungarvan Credit Union

 

 

 

 

 

 

Presentation of Awards

The award winners will be announced at a gala ceremony on November 23rdth in The Woodlands Hotel, Waterford and presented on the night by WLRfms Oliver Carroll and Mary O’ Neill. Delegates from ALL nominated groups will be invited to attend the ceremony for sit down banquet.

The Award scheme will open for nominations on SEPTEMBER 4th and will close at SATURDAY 30th September.

We would like to encourage all community and voluntary organisations to enter the scheme and look forward to meeting those groups at the Awards ceremony in November.

Download Forms:

Award Nomination Form – Nomination Form and Guidelines

Billy Mc Carthy – Individual Award Nomination Form – Individual Award Nomination

To receive a copy of the Nomination Forms & Guidelines or have any queries please contact:

Muriel Tobin, Community & Voluntary Awards. Tel: 058-21198/086-1723298

Email: mtobin@waterfordcouncil.ie


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2016

Waterford

Community & Voluntary 

Award Winners

Winners of the Mayor of Waterford City & County Council Award - Portlaw Task Force Photo includes: Cllr. Adam Wyse, Mayor of Waterford City & County Council, CEO Waterford City & County Council, Michael Walsh. Members of Portlaw Task Force, Waterford PPN Secretariat & Staff. Photo Sean Byrne//Deise Media
Winners of the Mayor of Waterford City & County Council Award – Portlaw Task Force

Portlaw Task Force scooped the 2016 Mayor of Waterford City & County Council award at the 12th Annual Waterford Community & Voluntary Awards last Thursday 24th November at the gala ceremony in The Park Hotel, Dungarvan, chosen to represent Waterford at the 2017 IPB All Island Pride of Place Awards, a national competition. This prestigious award is presented to the group which demonstrates excellence in Community Participation and Involvement.

A packed house of over 250 people attended which included Cllr. Adam Wyse, Mayor Waterford City & County Council, CEO Waterford City & County Council, Michael Walsh, Council officials, sponsors, adjudicators, Secretariat members of Waterford PPN and representatives from the 76 groups nominated for this years awards.
The winners of the individual categories were Ardmore Pattern Festival, Klub Muzik, Waterford City River Rescue, 19th/29th Ballygunner Scout Group, Portlaw Task Force and Samaritans Waterford and South East Branch.
Full details of the awards ceremony, winners and sponsors to follow

Sponsors 2016

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2016

Waterford

Community & Voluntary 

Awards

 

Now in its 12th year. The Community & Voluntary awards were introduced to recognise and celebrate the commitment and vibrancy of the community and voluntary sector in Waterford and to identify the value of the contribution made by groups in their communities.

This scheme would not be possible if it wasn’t for the organisers Waterford PPN in association with Waterford City & County Council and to all the corporate sponsors for their continued support over the years.

The categories and sponsors for the 2016 awards are:

  • Arts Culture & Heritage – Sponsored by BHP Insurances
  • Children & Youth – Sponsored by Waterford PPN                           Sponsors 2016
  • Community & Neighbourhood Services – Sponsored by WLRfm
  • Pride of Place – Sponsored by Waterford City & County Council
  • Healthy & Active Community – Sponsored by Glanbia
  • Social Inclusion – Sponsored by Bus Éireann

Each winner of the six categories will receive €500. Runners up will receive a cash prize also.

 

Brochure – The 2016 Brochure is kindly sponsored by Dungarvan Credit Union Dungarvan Credit Union

WCCC Logo Waterford City & County Mayors Award – Sponsored by Waterford City & County Council .

The winning group will receive €800 a commemorative piece of Artwork and represent Waterford in the 2017 All Ireland Pride of Place Competition

Presentation of Awards

The award winners will be announced at a ceremony on November 24th in The Park Hotel, Dungarvan and presented on the night by WLRfms Oliver Carroll and Mary O’ Neill. Delegates from ALL nominated groups will be invited to attend the ceremony for sit down banquet. WLRfm Logo

The Award scheme is open NOW for nominations and will close at 5pm on WEDNESDAY 5th October 2016.

We would like to encourage all community and voluntary organisations to enter the scheme and look forward to meeting those groups at the Awards ceremony in November.

Download Nomination & Guideline Forms here: 

Nomination Form and Guidelines WORD doc

To receive a copy of the Nomination Form & Guidelines or have any queries please contact:

Muriel Tobin, Community & Voluntary Awards. Tel: 058-21198/086-1723298

Email: mtobin@waterfordcouncil.ie