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African Caribbean Community Achievers Awards 2002

African Caribbean Citizens Forum reports about BHM 2002 in Rapport Magazine:

Since its inception the Leicester African Caribbean Community Achievers Awards has grown from strength to strength. On Saturday 30th November 2002 the fourth event was held once again recognising 12 individuals from Leicester’s African Caribbean Community, been selfless in their actions and gone beyond the call of duty.

This year’s winners included:

Community Award – Peter Greenaway

Social Care & Health Award – Anderson Simon

Community Award – Jawaahir Daahir

Sports Person Award – Sloane Francis

Community Award – Winston Nurse

Business Award – Irene Paul

Arts & Entertainment Award – Vinette Salmon

Community Award – Rev. Gooden

Community Award – Pearl Wricketts

Education Award – Marcia Brown

Young Person’s Award – Michelle Charles

Special Person’s Award – Brillheart James

The event has become one of the biggest on the event calendar and has become a true community occasion, as local business and organisations sponsor awards.

Sponsors of Awards:

African Caribbean Centre x2

African Caribbean Citizens Forum

Unison x2

Sports England

L.C.C Social Services Dept

Each One Teach One

Kaine Gospel Choir

Ajani Women & Girls Centre

Leicester African Caribbean Business Association

Queniborough Rangers FC

The event this year was a partnership between the African Caribbean Centre and the African Caribbean Citizens Forum and was kept flowing in the capable hands of the comperes Ivan Brown and Pauline Matturi. Councillor Maggie Bodell-Stagg attended the event.

 

References:

African Caribbean Citizens Forum, ‘African Caribbean Community Achievers Awards’, Rapport Magazine, Issue 17, December/January 2002, p. 1.

Donated by Carol Varley: African Caribbean Citizens Forum