Life Fitness Sponsors “Sporting Hero” category at Ely Hero Awards

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Ely, UK, 09 March 2018 – For the second year, Life Fitness are proud to be sponsoring the “Sporting Hero” category at the Ely Hero Awards which are taking place on the 25th June 2018.

The Ely Hero Awards were set up to recognise and honor those people in the local Ely community who are the most compassionate, determined, honorable, kind and supportive – the real unsung heroes of the local community. The awards highlight and celebrate these individuals and the amazing work they do within the community.

There are 10 different award categories and nominees can be of any age, any walk of life, the only stipulation is they are to be inspiring to others and they must live or work within Ely and the surrounding villages. The categories include:

  • Smiliest Server
  • Colleague of the Year
  • Caring Companion
  • Most Amazing Professional
  • Neighbor of the Year
  • Community Champion
  • Best Teacher
  • Child of Achievement
  • Sporting Hero
  • The Ely Hero Award

Nigel Smith, Director of A E Thomson Ltd, the winner of last years “Sporting Hero” category commented: "To receive the award of sporting hero was a true honour. The main priority for me was to provide opportunities to young children within sport and this was a lovely reward and I thank everyone that has helped me achieve this over the many years. All the children are heroes to me for being involved.  I wish this year’s sporting hero all the best."

If you would like to nominate someone for the Ely Hero Awards, this can be made via the website: There will also be entry via a coupon in the newspaper. Get involved with the awards via social channels including: Facebook page, Twitter and Instagram.

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