By Bejay Browne
NOMINATIONS for the seventh annual Paphos Hearts of Gold award 2013 will close tomorrow.
A spokesman for the event said: “We need to receive all of the nominations no later than this Friday, so we urge everyone who wishes to recognise an extra special adult or child living in the district of Paphos to send in their nominations as soon as possible.”
The community based award, is now in its seventh year and aims to recognise those who have shown tremendous courage, strength and determination, worked tirelessly within the community or for charities, overcome tragedies with a smile or simply been a great help and support to neighbours and friends. The award is open to everyone who is a resident of Paphos, of all ages and nationalities.
All of the nominees will be invited to attend the ceremony which will take place at Paphos town hall on Friday December 13 at midday.
The winners of the junior and adult award for 2013 will be announced by the Patron, Paphos Mayor Savvas Vergas at the event. He will present them with their solid gold handmade heart- created and donated by Aphrodite Jeweller’s – winner’s certificate and a bouquet of flowers.
The spokesman said: “We are relying on the public to let us know about all of the special people and children who are living in our community and who deserve recognition for all that they do, or all that they are coping with.”
Nominations can be made by members of the public via the email below. The award also has a dedicated Facebook page.
The annual award is supported by the Paphos municipality social welfare committee, Aphrodite Jewellers, Massiva printing, the Cyprus Mail, Paphos Post and Rock FM and Nektarios photography.
Nominations can be made by emailing: [email protected]
The Paphos Hearts of Gold Facebook page is: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Paphos-Hearts-of-Gold-Award/172641502817020?ref=hl