Blackpool Stanley have been nominated and shortlisted by Blackpool Sports Council for the 2014 Community Club of the Year award.
Altogether Now – a Legacy for Blackpool Community Sports Awards 2014 will honour the remarkable achievements of both individuals and teams from across the town in nine separate categories, one of which being the community club of the year.
Formerly known as the Community Sports Awards which have been held in Blackpool for 25 years, the event will showcase the dedication and commitment of coaches, teams, and volunteers as well as recognising outstanding achievement. It will culminate in a presentation ceremony in the Sponsors Lounge at Blackpool Football Club on Thursday 3 April.
Altogether Now – a Legacy for Blackpool is a partnership between the NHS in Blackpool (Clinical Commissioning Group and Hospitals Trust); Blackpool Council and Blackpool Football Club aimed at improving the health and lifestyles of every person in the town.
High profile names from the world of sport including champion boxer Brian Rose; football legend Jimmy Armfield CBE; Paralympian Shelly Woods; and Lancashire County cricketer Steven Croft support Altogether Now as Health Ambassadors and Blackpool FC players are Health Champions. So the awards night promises to be a star-studded event.
Chairman of the club, Simon Hornby, said ” it’s great that someone has gone to the trouble of nominating us for such a prestige’s award and an even bigger honour for the club to be shortlisted”