The Wessex Charity Awards 2009 are now open for nominations. They are designed to celebrate the work of the staff and volunteers of the charities and not-for-profit organisations that operate throughout the Wessex region.
There are five categories:
* Wessex Charity CEO of the Year
* Wessex Fundraising Team of the Year
* Wessex Volunteer of the Year
* Wessex Trustee Board of the Year
* Wessex Charity of the Year
The judging panel includes Judith Rich, OBE; Stuart Etherington – Chief Executive, NCVO; Mark Astarita – Director of Fundraising, British Red Cross; and Jenny Warner, Director of one of the sponsoring companies PAS Consultants Ltd.
The winners will be announced at a gala dinner at The Rose Bowl, home of Hampshire cricket, on 26 February 2009.
Nominations must be submitted by 31 October 2008.