2015 Carer of the Year launched by Bandon Red Cross branch

Posted on: 7th April, 2015

Category: News

Contributor: West Cork People

Above: Picture: Bandon Red Cross Chairman Paddy Murray, with Denis Hayes and his grandson John, at the launch. Pic: Jonathan Tyner

The Bandon Branch of the Irish Red Cross officially launched the third Annual Bandon Red Cross Carer of the Year on March 26.

The award is in memory of Eileen Hayes, a member of the Bandon Branch for many years and a Unit Officer within the Branch. Unfortunately Eileen passed away suddenly in August 2012, which came as complete shock to the Hayes Family and the Bandon community. The Hayes Family decided in 2013 that they would put up a plaque in memory of their mother for the Bandon Red Cross Carer of Year.

The Branch is now seeking nominations from the public for members of the community who are caring voluntarily for neighbours, friends or family. This award is to recognise the great work carried out day in day out by these caring people. So often the work of the Carer in the Community goes unnoticed and the Bandon Red Cross wants Carers to get the recognition they deserve.

Nomination forms will be available from Brookes Pharmacy, O’Donovan’s Electrical and Paddy Murray Auctioneers in Bandon or by contacting the secretary on 087/7850794 or secretary.bandoncrookstown@redcross.ie (nominations without an application form will also be accepted). So if you know of anyone in the Bandon and surrounding area that is caring for someone, please to nominate them their great work can be recognised.

Closing date for nominations is April 20, 2015 with the winner announced in early May. All persons nominated will receive a certificate of recognition.  Please send your applications to secretary.bandoncrookstown@redcross.ie or by post to Eileen O’Donovan, Bandon Red Cross, Kilountain, Bandon, Co.Cork.

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