Places for People is, once again, proud to have sponsored this year’s British Citizen Awards (BCA) where 25 extraordinary people from across the United Kingdom have been recognised for the difference they make in their communities.
Now in its seventh year, the British Citizen Awards is widely viewed as the nation’s top way of recognising extraordinary, everyday people for their exceptional work in society, and celebrates selfless people who make a positive impact on the lives of others.
The celebrations took place at the glitzy Palace of Westminster last Thursday, where our very own Wendy Pretten, Managing Director for Customer Service and Transformation, was delighted to present some of the medallists with their awards.
People making a real difference to the lives of others
Speaking about the event, Wendy said:
“We are delighted to be proud sponsors of the British Citizen Awards once again this year, and to share in the celebration of dedicated people who, despite life’s many challenges, have selflessly and untiringly worked to improve the lives of others around them. Our praiseworthy medallists have been vital in making their communities and wider society special places to live.
“I can wholeheartedly say that I am honoured to have the privilege of presenting these shining stars with their awards – and in person this year!
“From donating their free time for volunteering and fundraising, to relentlessly campaigning for positive change, they can all be incredibly dignified of what they have achieved, and the genuine difference that they have made.”
Everyday people doing extraordinary things
Fundraising, helping local people find work, promoting community cohesion, setting up sports clubs and dedicating their own time to keep others safe, the commitment and generosity shown is always inspirational. We believe that all the medallists are so deserving of their awards and should be very proud.
Wendy was among other BCA supporters and TV personalities including BBC Breakfast’s Naga Munchetty.