Herefordshire Sport holds successful Sports Awards 2017 to acknowledge the achievements of young sporting stars
The annual Herefordshire Sports Awards 2017, held at Hereford Rowing Club in February 2018 provided an opportunity to acknowledge the outstanding sporting success and significant contributions of young people to the community through sport.
Will Lindesay, hvoss Chief Executive who presented the awards said "It was a honour to present the awards to the winners and highly commended. Herefordshire has a depth of talent in a broad range of sports". Will added "Sporting organisations and the young people we heard about are playing a vital role in local sports, not only in a performance sense, but also volunteerig which is vitally importantly for the future growth of their sports and local sporting organisations".
Will gave a short overviewabout hvoss and local voluntary action in the county, providing statistics about the significant numbers of volunteers and community groups active, the high number surprising many in the audience. At the end of the talk Will thanked all involved in Herefordshire Sport, particularly Bryan White, Honorary Secretary, and Tony Larkin, Chairman, for their outstanding support and promotion of sport within the local community. Their efforts were acknowledged by all representatives in attendance by a warm round of applause.
Below: Will Lindesay (right) and Tony Larkin (left), Chairman Herefordshire Sports with some the of the young people acknowledged
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