Civil society has made significant contributions in many areas and many times we don’t always seem to remember them, so during the inaugural “Accolade Awards 2008,” it would be a joy to learn of some special awards handed out to some persons and agencies for their sterling efforts.
My nominees are as follows: Diane Mc Turk: Her life-long commitment in caring for orphaned giant otters. Eileen Cox: Educator on consumer affairs. Camille Marcus: Rescued three lives during a Pomeroon River mishap in 1999. Julie Lewis: Physically challenge journalist who is an inspiration. Bernice Perreira: Aircraft survivor who was courageous in her journey for survival with her off spring in the dense forest. Iwokrama: It’s commitment towards forest conservation. USAID & VSO Volunteers: Educators who makes a difference for the people in the very remote and rural areas of Guyana. Shell Beach Adventures: It’s dedication towards turtle conservation. Gary Serrao: His dedication in preserving Guyana’s historical artifacts and history. Local Health and Teaching Profession.
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