Nominations are now open for the 2016 Parkes Shire Sports Awards to recognise outstanding achievement in sport.
Parkes Sports Council Chairman, Al Gersbach said this was a great opportunity to celebrate the hard work and commitment of local sporting athletes, officials and volunteers. “The Parkes Shire Sports Awards are a once-a-year opportunity to honour those members of the community who contribute to making the Parkes Shire one of the
strongest sporting centres in country NSW.
“Thanks to the dedication and enthusiasm of a number of community members, Parkes boasts a strong sporting culture, with an extensive array of sporting facilities used by over 6,000 athletes and school children,” said Al.
The 2016 Awards are divided into eight categories:
• Sports Person of the Year
• Junior Sportsperson of the Year
• Referee or Official
• Senior Team or Senior Sportsperson
• Long Service and Dedication Award
To nominate, visit http://www.parkes.nsw.gov.au/parkes-shire-sports-awards and complete the online form. Nominations close Thursday, 15th December. The awards cover the 2016 calendar year to date and will be announced during the Australia Day Awards ceremony in January 2017. For further information about the Awards,
contact the Parkes Sports Council Secretary, Anthony McGrath on 0418 477 823.