CAVS Volunteer Recognition Award WINNERS 2019

CAVS Volunteer Recognition Award WINNERS 2019

The CAVS Volunteer Recognition awards ceremony took place on Thursday 21st November following CAVS  AGM.

There were 6 categories to be awarded to volunteers who have made a difference this year to their community, to others and/or themselves.

  • Adult Volunteer (over 25)
  • Young Volunteer (under 25)
  • Trustee (in memory of  Dr. Christopher Reed MBE)
  • Group 
  • Rural Volunteering
  • Special Recognition

Marie Mitchell Chief Officer of CAVS said: ‘We are really delighted to be able to celebrate the amazing quality and quantity of volunteering taking place in Carmarthenshire and to shine a light on the outstanding work and achievements of the volunteers and organisations in our third sector.

The judges were truly impressed and inspired by the dedication, commitment and enthusiasm shown by all the nominees and winners and the tangible difference they are making to our communities.

Congratulations to everyone!”

ADULT VOLUNTEER CATEGORY

An individual (over 25) who has carried out a volunteering activity which has contributed significantly to the development of their organisation and/or has had a positive impact on the community and the quality of life
of residents in Carmarthenshire.

WINNER🏆 Tim Doyle 🏆 Nurture Centre

Tim has been volunteering at the Nurture Centre on a daily basis since it opened. “He has been our overall saviour -If everyone was more like Tim the world would be an incredible place.

Highly Commended Certificates:

Alwyn Jenkins Radio Glangwili

Janet Lewis Ty-Golau

Ben Evans Dr.M’z

Sandra Llewelyn Carmarthenshire 50+

Krista Robinson Nurture Centre

 

YOUNG VOLUNTEER CATEGORY

An individual (under 25) who has carried out a volunteering activityhich has contributed significantly to the development of their organisation and/or has had a positive impact on the community and the quality of life of residents in Carmarthenshire.

WINNER 🏆Kelly Tomlinson 🏆 Dr.M’z

Kelly has volunteered at Dr Mz for over three years. “She is always willing to go the extra mile for us and the young people.”

Highly Commended Certificate:

Scarlet Marenghi Mayor’s Charity Committee

 

TRUSTEE CATEGORY (in memory of Dr.C.Reed MBE)

An individual who has acted as a trustee and contributed significantly to the development of their organisation.

WINNER 🏆Gina Jones🏆  Llandovery Hospital League of Friends, Llandovery Museum and Visitor Gateway, Llandovery Friendship Club, Church Warden, The Rhys Pritchard Memorial Hall

“Gina is a person who finds time for everybody despite all the voluntary activity she gives.”

 

GROUP CATEGORY

An organisation that has contributed and made a positive impact to the community and individuals in Carmarthenshire.

WINNER 🏆Macmillan Carmarthenshire Support Buddies 🏆

The volunteers from the Macmillan Buddy Service provide practical and emotional support for those affected by cancer across their communities throughout Carmarthenshire. “This fantastic team have been developing and delivering their service since 2013. “

Highly Commended Certificates:

Radio Glangwili

Friends Of Talog Hall

CASM (Carers of those within Alcohol and Substance Misuse)

 

RURAL VOLUNTEERING CATEGORY

An individual or group, whose volunteering activity takes place in a rural setting, which makes a significant contribution to the well-being of their own community.

WINNER 🏆Bryn Stores Community Shop Brechfa 🏆

The entire running of the village shop in Brechfa is carried out by volunteers. “The service provided is a big part of what makes Brechfa so special, it is central to the life of the community and would not be there without the enormous commitment of the volunteers who run it.”

Highly Commended Certificate:

Tom Ashton Llandovery Youth and Community Centre

 

SPECIAL RECOGNITION CATEGORY

An individual who, in the judges’ view, meets the above criteria and goes beyond that to make an outstanding contribution not only to the organisation that they volunteer with but their community as a whole.

WINNER 🏆Sarah Morris-Herbert🏆 CASM (Carers of those within Alcohol and Substance Misuse)

Sarah is the Chairperson of CASM . She is at the end of the phone 24/7 enabling anyone who needs support to contact her for advice, counselling and support. “She is kind, compassionate has empathy with all who need support and is always there for others.”

Highly Commended Certificates:

Tim Doyle Nurture Centre

Sandra Llewelyn Carmarthenshire 50+

 

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