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ABOUT AWARDS
ANNUAL AWARDS SCHEME

The Hillingdon Arts Association (HAA) makes awards annually to individuals in recognition of outstanding contributions to the Arts in the London Borough of Hillingdon.


Awards are made for distinguished service to the Arts.  Also for outstanding ability in performance, for promising young talent, for administration and for any other notable contribution to the Arts approved by the Awards Panel.


Jenny Thorne (Trustee) who has been appointed Awards Secretary, will place all nominations before the Awards Panel for approval.  Not more than 12 will be approved in any one year except in exceptional circumstances.


Awards will take the form of Certificates of Merit which will be presented (usually by the Mayor) at an Awards Ceremony to take place at the Annual General Meeting of the HAA in July


WHO CAN NOMINATE AND BE NOMINATED


Any person can be nominated.


Those who can make nominations (nominators) include the President, Vice Presidents, Officers and Trustees of the HAA, Member societies, Individual Members, Groups of Member Societies (including Arts Councils, Associations, and Co-operatives).


HOW TO MAKE A NOMINATION,


Nominations should be made on a form that when completed should be sent to the Awards Secretary (address is on the form) to arrive not later than 31st March

You can  download a nomination form which you can print out.  Alternatively you can fill in the details “on line” and it will be sent directly to the Awards Secretary.

More than one nomination can be made. A person can only receive an award once. If there is any doubt that a person may have previously received an Award, we keep complete records, so you can check with Jenny Thorne if in doubt.


Successful nominees and nominators will be notified by the Awards Secretary.


PURPOSE OF THE AWARDS.


 Expression of appreciation for outstanding contributions to the Arts for the public good.

 Publicising the rightful place for the HAA in Arts Matters in the Borough

 Encouraging Art Societies and Groups to look more closely at the contributions made by their individual members.

27th January, 2016