Portlaw Task Force take spoils at 2016 Pride of Place Awards

Winners of the Mayor of Waterford City & County Council Award - Portlaw Task Force Photo includes: Mayor Adam Wyse, CEO Waterford City & County Council, Michael Walsh. Members of Portlaw Task Force, Waterford PPN Secretariat & Staff.  	| Photo: Sean Byrne//Deise Media

Winners of the Mayor of Waterford City & County Council Award - Portlaw Task Force Photo includes: Mayor Adam Wyse, CEO Waterford City & County Council, Michael Walsh. Members of Portlaw Task Force, Waterford PPN Secretariat & Staff. | Photo: Sean Byrne//Deise Media

Portlaw Task Force scooped the 2016 Mayor of Waterford City & County Council award at the 12th Annual Waterford Community & Voluntary Awards on Thursday last at a gala ceremony in The Park Hotel, Dungarvan, chosen to represent Waterford at the 2017 IPB All Island Pride of Place Awards, a national competition.

This prestigious award is presented to the group which demonstrates excellence in Community Participation and Involvement.

A packed house of over 250 people attended which included City & County Mayor Adam Wyse, Council CEO Michael Walsh, Council officials, sponsors, adjudicators, Secretariat members of Waterford PPN and representatives from the 76 groups nominated for this years awards.

The winners of the individual categories were Ardmore Pattern Festival, Klub Muzik, Waterford City River Rescue, 19th/29th Ballygunner Scout Group, Portlaw Task Force and Samaritans Waterford and South East Branch.

Full details of the awards ceremony, winners and sponsors to follow in next issue or see Waterford PPN Facebook page or www.waterfordppn.ie

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