Somerset 2013 Sports Award winner Michael Kakakios.
Somerset 2013 Sports Award winner Michael Kakakios. Derek Barry

Last week to nominate for 2015 Somerset Australia Day awards

YOU have until the end of the week to nominate someone for a Somerset 2015 Australia Day award.

Somerset Regional Council are encouraging people to recognise the outstanding contributors to the region by nominating them for a 2015 Australia Day Award before 5pm this Friday.

The annual awards are held to acknowledge all residents and groups who have made a considerable contribution to the community.

Somerset Regional Council invites nominations in six categories: Citizen of the Year, Young Citizen of the Year, Event of the Year, Australia Day Sports Award, Australia Day Arts and Cultural Award and Community Group of the Year.

You can nominate an organisation, friend, colleague, family member or volunteer by filling in the online application form and printed forms are available from all Council offices.

The Australia Day Awards ceremony will be held on Monday, January 26, 2015 at the Somerset Civic Centre in Esk.

The Australia Day festivities begins with a free breakfast and live entertainment before watching the region's outstanding citizens get recognised for their valuable contributions to the community.  

The sit-down breakfast will be available between 7.30am and 9.30am in the Somerset Civic Centre foyer.

A hot cooked breakfast, cereal, fruit, yoghurt and coffee will be on offer.

The Australia Day Awards ceremony will start at 10am and everyone is encouraged to attend.

Bookings are essential.


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