Burnley’s Sports Awards are looking for a sponsor!

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ORGANISERS of Burnley Community Sports Awards 2012 are on the hunt for sponsors.

The awards recognise and reward the sporting achievements of local people and will take place on Thursday, June 21st, 2012, at the Burnley Mechanics. It will be hosted by Olympic silver medalist swimmer Sharron Davies MBE.

As 2012 is Olympic year there will be huge interest and enthusiasm for all things related to sport; becoming a sponsor of the Burnley Community Sports Awards gives local businesses, organisations and individuals the chance to support and recognise those involved in sport, physical activity and community development at grass roots level - the starting point for all future Olympians.

There will also be the opportunity, as part of the sponsorship packages, to have VIP access to the Olympic Torch Relay event, which takes place in Burnley two days later on June 23rd.

Award categories; are –Community Club of the Year; Community Coach of the Year; Adult Volunteer of the Year; Young Volunteer of the Year; Rising Star; Brian Fenn Community Award; Vicki Taylor Lifetime Achievement Award and Health Champion Community School of the Year.

For more information on the sponsorship opportunities visit www.burnley.gov.uk/sportsawards.