Residents of or persons raised in St. Michael South are invited to submit nominations for that constituency’s inaugural Awards.
The ceremony, which is being hosted in celebration of Barbados’ 50th anniversary of Independence, is scheduled for Saturday, October 22.
There are several award categories. In the area of sport, eligible persons must have excelled in a specific sport, or have been an ambassador for their country at the local, regional or international levels.
The sports categories include Athletics, Badminton, Basketball, Cricket, Dominoes, Football, Hockey, Lawn Tennis, Netball and Table Tennis.
The other categories are Unsung Hero, Education, Differently Able, Culture/Arts, Tourism & Hospitality, Horse Racing Industry, Medicine, Law and Business.
Each nomination should be accompanied by a testimonial of no less than 300 words giving background information on the nominee, and stating why he/she is deserving of the award.
Nomination forms may be obtained from the Council’s Office at the Bonnetts Resource Centre, Bonnetts, St. Michael; Brittons Hill Post Office; online at www.councils.gov.bb or from any Council Member.
Nominations close on Friday, September 16, and completed forms should be returned to the Bonnetts Resource Centre, Bonnetts, St. Michael.
For further details, persons may contact the Secretary, Maureen Massiah, at 427-3670, or contact the Council Office at 435-2428 or 836-0572.