Nominations are now open for the Youth Enterprise & Employability Academy's first ever countywide YEA Youth Awards, in celebration of young people who have gone above and beyond in their contribution to their community.
The annual award ceremony will be on November, 23 - 2019 at Worksop Town Hall thanks to the efforts of Julie Beresford, Bassetlaw District Council's Economic Development Manager. The event celebrates the achievement and contribution of young people aged 11 to 25 years.
To submit a nomination, visit the Youth Enterprise & Employ-ability Academy website or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Sheila Place, County Councillor for Blyth and Harworth in Bassetlaw said, "I am delighted to support the "YEA" Youth Awards which celebrate the incredible energy, talent and compassion of our young people.
"I would encourage everyone to come forward with their nominations, so they can be officially thanked and celebrate the great work that is going on all across the County."
Mansfield District Councillor Sinead Anderson says “I am delighted to support the YEA Youth Awards which celebrates the incredible energy, talent and compassion of our young people.
Then adds "It is vital people come forward with their nominations so that we can officially thank and celebrate the great work that is going on in Mansfield and across the County”
Kurtis-Jay Castle, Chief Executive Officer at Youth Enterprise & Employability Academy said “We are thankful to everyone who nominates and spreads the word of YEA Youth Awards and hope that you continue to help us promote the awards.
"We are calling all teachers, parents and youth to nominate someone who goes above and beyond in their community, cares for someone, or volunteering to support a local organisation
"We are very fortunate to have Worksop Town Hall venue for this year’s YEA Youth Awards. If you would like to sponsor the awards, specific award categories, food or even stage decorations, please contact us.
Categories include caring, community, Enterprise, Fundraising and youth award of the year. There will also be awards up for grabs for young people who have overcome adversity and for those who have excelled in voluntary work.
Nomination/entry must be received by Monday October 28 - 2019 at 5pm and is open to any person who lives or is educated/works in Nottinghamshire to be nominated.