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Heroes in the Community

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Celebrating the Island’s Everyday Heroes

The Isle of Man is full of everyday heroes who do extraordinary things. They help support and encourage others and are the people that really make the Island a great place to live.

Every year, Dream Catcher gives you the opportunity to acknowledge your local hero at the Heroes in the Community Awards. It’s your chance to recognise those people across the Isle of Man who work for the good of others or who have show tremendous courage, and in turn help raise funds for our fantastic charity!

The 2017 ceremony was held on 21st October at the Empress Hotel in Douglas and had a circus theme.  Winners, their guests and members of the local business community were treated to a fantastic show, with entertainment from local circus performers and live music from The Waltons.

The event raised a more than £8,000 for Dream Catcher so thanks to everyone who made it such a fabulous extravaganza!

Congratulations to the winners – you truly are all superheroes!

2017 Award Winners

Standard Bank Heart of Gold - Rachel Corlett

Skywind Group Child of Courage - Luke Cain

Ambitions Parent of the YearSinead Astill

Grandparent of the Year – Liz Duke

KPMG Teacher of the Year – Elaine Karran

Home Strategic Dedication to the Arts  – Jenny Green

Steam Packet Dedication to the Community - Karen Norton and Muriel Quayle

Cains Advocates Dedication to Sports Over 18 - Stella Hampton

Manx Radio Dedication to Sports Under 18 - Tia Lisy

Celton Manx Dedication Equality & Diversity - Shane Hesketh, Fryers Fish & Chip Shop