Excitement is building for Stars of the Stokes 2019 as the shortlisted nominations for the seven categories were revealed this week.
The WillowBrook Centre is the headline sponsor for the annual awards. Andy Wynn, manager at WillowBrook has been running the event for five years and said: “There were a record number of nominations this year, which made judging harder than ever.
“Everyone who’s been invited to the awards should be enormously proud of the contribution they make to their local community.”
Praise is already being heaped on those who’ve been shortlisted. On Facebook Christine Thomas said: “Well done Paige Josham, you’ve helped a lot of families.”
The black tie event will be taking place at the Aztec Hotel on June 21st, 2019.
The full list of shortlisted nominees:
Parent/Guardian in a Million
Ian & Geraldine Satherley
Achievement Against the Odds
Bailey Cooper’s Young Hero Award
Coach of the year