Canary Wharf Group is delighted to announce the winners of its sixth annual Community Champions Awards which, on Monday 25th November, recognised and celebrated the incredible voluntary work of nine individuals who have been true champions and inspirations to their local community.
Hosted by Canary Wharf Group’s Community Affairs team at Level39, the event celebrated each of the champions’ outstanding contributions, ranging from leadership of local youth clubs, a film project seeking to develop a film school for people under-represented in the industry, Friends of Island History, an organisation working to preserve the heritage of the Isle of Dogs and other community organisations including the 5th Tower Hamlets Scouts and St Matthias trust, to supporting Housing Associations and local residents groups over many year.
The award recipients, who attended with friends and family, were Walter Berwick, Peter Steel, Peter Ellis, Debbie Levett, Gouri Choudhury, Helen Kenney, Mustak Ali, Joyce Lee and Mohammed Abdus Salam. Each person was presented with a framed certificate signed by Sir George Iacobescu CBE, Canary Wharf Group’s Executive Chairman, along with £250 to donate to a community organisation of their choice
Awards were presented by senior Canary Wharf Group directors and distinguished guests including Councilor Victoria Obaze, Speaker of Tower Hamlets, Ayan Mahamoud MBE and Met Police borough commander Marcus Barnett.
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