Foundation marks 25 years with awards for Calderdale firms

The awards celebrated the Foundation's silver anniversary

The awards celebrated the Foundation's silver anniversary

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The Community Foundation for Calderdale celebrated its 25th anniversary by honouring local businesses at an awards ceremony.

The businesses it chose to recognise have supported the Community Foundation over its 25 year history.

Guests enjoyed a drinks reception

Guests enjoyed a drinks reception

The awards were specially commissioned and were produced by Deborah Wilkes, with each award unique and mirroring the ways in which businesses have supported the foundation.

Steve Duncan, CEO of the Community Foundation for Calderdale, said: “We are incredibly grateful for the support of local businesses. In many cases they have supported us across our 25 year history, so to be able to celebrate our 25th anniversary with so many of them is incredible.

“We chose to commission unique one-off pieces of art as the awards in recognition of the many different ways in which businesses have supported our mission to eradicate inequality and ensure fairer life chances for everyone, regardless of age, race, gender or disability locally.

“We are incredibly lucky to live in Calderdale, which has a rich history of philanthropy which evidently continues today.”

The awards ceremony was held at Berties in Elland

The awards ceremony was held at Berties in Elland

The award winners include:

Dean Clough Ltd

N R Components

The Halifax Courier

Halifax Community Bank

Harveys Of Halifax

BCA

B M Howarth

Harmsworths

Lambert Roper & Horsfield

Yorkshire Bank

Wilkinson Woodward

Snowflake Media

Andy Thornton Ltd

Spencer Wilson

Blackwood Communications

Barstow and Atkinson

Wilby Ltd

Ramsdens Solicitors

Rathbones investment Management

Finn Gledhill

Marketing Lab

Pennine Pack Ltd

RSA

Marshalls

CI Adventures

Lloyds Banking Group

Nestle UK Ltd

Hendersons First Fruits

Covea Insurance Plc

Chadwick Larence

Morrisons

Ikea

Calrec

Chris Sands, creator of Watermark

Euan Noble, producer of Watermark Gin

Chris Lord Photography

Berties

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