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East Region Goalden Globes 2020

On 22nd November 2020, the East region came together to celebrate their first GGA volunteer recognition awards through a video presentation on social media.  In total we received a whopping 53 nominations across all 8 categories, which is a huge achievement.   Nominees and guests joined Netball East on Facebook at 2.30pm to help celebrate netball in the region and honor the volunteers who have been invaluable in helping to grow Netball in the region.  

The event showcased each category where the nominees provided personal insight into the fantastic work they do, followed by a volunteer recognition awards ceremony,  Well done to all our fantastic nominees on being nominated this year .

Guest speakers included; Sheelagh Redpath East President and HLM, Joan Mills MBE, EN President and HLM, Dawn Bullimore East Essex County Chair and Imogen Greatbatch EN Volunteer Lead,  Well done to all our fantastic nominees on being nominated this year 

The East Region Goalden Globe 2020 winners are:

  • Grassroots Coach Award: Chloe Baker
  • Sheelagh Redpath Grassroots Official Award:  Phyll Karkoski 
  • Chris Harpham and Young Volunteer Award: Emily Stanton
  • Outstanding Netball Club Award:  Crosskey NC
  • Teacher Award: Lisa Rattu
  • Unsung Hero Award:  Myra Hawtree
  • Mary Bulloch Administrator Award:  Helen Preston
  • Muriel McNally Award: Linda Gaine 


Congratulations to all our winners who will now go forward to be nominated for the England Netball Vitality Goalden Globes 2020. Due to the COVID-19 restrictions, the National event will be delivered virtually on Thursday 10th December at 7.45pm, where the National Winners will be announced.  Our very best wishes and good luck to all the East winners for the National event. 

Presenting the Goalden Globe awards were Paul Clark East Chair, Sheelagh Redpath East President and East HLM, Cheryl Danson OBE and East HLM and Yvonne Adshead East HLM

It was a lovely afternoon celebrating the amazing work and valued support given by our volunteers and the achievements of those within East region.

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