CHRISTINE SPIVEY-TAMESIDE VOLUNTEER IN SPORT OF THE YEAR 2009
At the Tameside Council Sports Awards evening Christine Spivey gained top place from 14 nominees as Volunteer of the Year
The Awards evening was held at the Jubilee Hall in Dukinfield where young sportsmen and women , both able and disabled, coaches , volunteers ,unsung heroes, and clubs from a wide cross section of sports vied to earn the top accolade in their particular category.
Every nominee was rewarded with a certificate and sports bag with the winners in each category receiving a trophy and the chance to compete at the Greater Manchester Awards night on 27th March at a Manchester hotel.
The guest presenter for the evening was our own Dean Schofield(Aldwinians , Sale Sharks ,and England) who shared a question and answer session with compere John Gwynne ( Sky Sports) before the presentations.
Aldwinians were nominated in four categories -Sports Achiever of the Year ,(Daniker Wilmore for reaching an England Ladies u20's Trial), Club of the Year , Coach of the Year ( Bob Calderbank for the u14's), and Volunteer of the Year ( Christine Spivey , Ian Spivey and Trevor Hulmes).
For her work within the Mini and Youth Section over a number of years , Christines work carried most weight with the judges in her category and she carried off the fine trophy and now moves on to represent Tameide at the Gtr Mancheater awards Night in a few weeks.
We all wish her congratulations on her achievement and Best of Luck in three weeks time