Over 300 people will be attending The Way Wolverhampton Youth Zone’s inaugural Young People’s Awards Night on Thursday 22nd June 2017.
160 young people will be receiving awards across 16 categories like employability, art, sport, music, cooking and many more.
The event will also include a cheque presentation to New Cross Hospital after staff from The Way Wolverhampton Youth Zone raised money by shaving their heads to support Ellie-Mae Noakes, a young person recovering from Leukemia.
Awards will be presented by Steve Morgan OBE, John Gough, Suzanne Sherry from GTG Training, Trevor Leeks from Jaguar Land Rover, Lesley Roberts from Wolverhampton Homes, Paul Horton from FBC Manby Bowdler Solicitors, Anthony Burns from Paycare, Vicky Green from Bromford Housing, Roy Bernard from Select Healthcare Group, Jonathan Moore from Marston’s, Keith Fraser from West Midlands Police, Claire Boliver from the City of Wolverhampton College, Jeremy & Susan Woolridge, Danny Cheal from Redrow plus Councillor Van Gibson, Councillor Phil Page and Linda Sanders from the City of Wolverhampton Council.
Cheryl Garvey, CEO at The Way Wolverhampton Youth Zone, said:
“Since opening in January 2016, our Young People have achieved so much. The Young People’s Awards are an opportunity to regonise all the incredible things young people from Wolverhampton have done.”
The Way Youth Zone is something to do, somewhere to go and someone to talk to for young people. Open seven days a week, The Way provides sports, leisure and training opportunities to young people aged between 8 and 19, and up to 25 for those with a disability. The £5.5 million facility boasts an indoor climbing wall, four court sports hall, boxing gym, gym, 3G floodlit pitch and more.
On Thursday 22nd June we won’t be holding our regular Junior Club session. The Way will be closed for our Young People’s Awards Night. The Young People’s Awards Night is an invite only event.