Every year Hyde Rotary recognise individuals and community groups who have given up their time to support local project that will help the local environment, community support and fundraise for local community and national projects.
This year the club nominated Lisa Barnes representing ‘Bridge the Gap’ – an action support group who decorate motorway bridges with signage to help reassure and dissuade people who want to take their own life.
Also recognised was Kevin Taylor, of Hyde Fundraisers, who have been established in Tameside for 30 years. The group dress in film character outfits and visit local shopping centres to fund raise for local and national projects.
Last but not least was Jane Williams, of ‘Gee Cross and Brabyns Neighbourhood Watch’- this group have been responsible for litter picks and the organising the poppy trail in Gee Cross, they have also assisted Hyde Rotary with International projects to eradicate polio worldwide.
Speaking after the presentations, Hyde Rotary President, Karen Dorney, said, “This is one of the most important events in the Rotary calendar, as it gives our club members the opportunity to recognise and nominate groups and individuals who give their own time help in their local community.