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Sunshine Awards: Last call for nominations

Graham McGlasson from sponsors Morecambe Press,(left) presents Don Holroyd from Save A Pet with the Unsung Hero Award at the Sunshine Ball in 2012.

Graham McGlasson from sponsors Morecambe Press,(left) presents Don Holroyd from Save A Pet with the Unsung Hero Award at the Sunshine Ball in 2012.

Here is your final chance to nominate the people who have made a positive difference to Morecambe for an award.

The Sunshine Awards celebrate the people who help make our town so special.

Who has contributed to Morecambe? Who has put our town on the map? Who has given their time and worked hard for the people of our resort?

If you know of anyone who deserves a Sunshine Award, now is the time to tell us.

We want you to send us your nominations, in writing, by email, even by Facebook or Twitter. However you do it, please let us know...who do you think should win a Sunshine Award? We have four Sunshine Award categories where you can have your say.

UNSUNG HERO: The Sunshine Unsung Hero award will be awarded to an individual who deserves recognition for their work in the Morecambe community. He or she could be a charity or community worker, a teacher, a group leader or anyone who sums up the term “unsung hero”.

COMMUNITY: The Sunshine Community award will be awarded to a community group. This could be an organisation, charity or similar. The winning group will have made a positive difference to the community of Morecambe.

SPORT: The Sunshine Sport award will be given to an individual or a team who have excelled in the sporting arena. This could be a Morecambe sportsperson of any age, or a manager, trainer or coach, or a team.

ENTERTAINMENT: The Sunshine Entertainment award will be given to an individual or group who has produced sterling work in the field of Morecambe entertainment, whether it’s in music, dance, performance arts, theatre, TV or comedy. The winner could be a performer, a teacher, an arts worker or anyone involved in entertainment who is connected to Morecambe, a town with a great tradition in the field.

HOW TO NOMINATE

We want you to send us your nominations in any, or all, of the reader categories.

You can nominate in writing to: Morecambe Sunshine Awards, Editorial, The Visitor, 41 Northgate, White Lund Industrial Estate, Morecambe, Lancs, LA3 3PA.

By email to greg.lambert@jpress.co.uk . On twitter. Please tweet your suggestions to @the_visitor and please include #sunshineawards in your tweet

On Facebook. Please post your suggestions on our Facebook group www.facebook.com/thevisitornewspaper .

The closing date for nominations is this Friday, March 14. Please state clearly the category, the name of the person you’re nominating, and why.

We will reveal the shortlists of nominations in The Visitor, then open the voting to the public in our reader categories. Check www.thevisitor.co.uk for updates.

 

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