Quest Millennium Awards 1999
the assistance of Mr Malcome Currie, the application
for funding to Quest Millennium Awards for Shades of
Black Community Family Project was successfully achieved.
The individuals selected to be responsible for developing
a project that would involve the multi-cultural community
in Handsworth were Mrs E C McGhieBelgrave, Organising
Secretary/Chairperson and Mrs S Hyman, Co-ordinator
for Senior Citizens in SOB.
On the 23rd November - with a 5.45pm-6.00pm start -
at Jaguar Cars Visitor Centre, Chester Road, Castle
Bromwich, award winners were invited to attend and allowed
to take a guest from the local community to participate
in a certificate award presentation. On behalf of SOB,
we both received a cash award, totalling £4,839.
The finance is used for networking training programmes
of activities for the local multi-cultural community
in 'Creating Stronger Communities in Birmingham Through
Developing Residents' Skills'.
Quest Millennium Awards presentation was conducted by
Simon Buxton, QMA Director, and Ms Vanessa Cusack, Awards
Coordinator. Approximately eighty-nine individuals received
cash awards for several different projects.
The planned training session programme of activities
was carefully implemented, catering for the needs of
young people, senior citizens and the local wider community
Quest Millennium Awards Presentation Ceremony 23 November
2000 at CBSO Centre Berkley Street
It was a privilege and honour to present a humble contribution
at the Quest Millennium Awards presentation ceremony
as a representative of Shades of Black (SOB) Community
presentation did establish and enforce an overview of
planning strategies. SOB endorse Positive Action, good
client communication skills, involved participants in
good working relationship, develop basic workable. programme
of activities, be very responsible and inform and involved
local community people at the beginning for a realistic
expectation of goals achievements.
The contribution presentation of shared experience
was well received from winners, participants and Quest
Millennium Awards professionals.
This was understood to be the first time that an Award
winner was approached to contribute to such a prestigious
event. A magical moment experienced by all participants.