44 athletes in Belfast were recognised with awards and a funding commitment of over £50,000 from GLL. The event was opened by the Lord Mayor of Belfast (Nuala McAllister, Alliance party).
GLL’s Belfast Community Sport Manager, Ronan McKenna compered the evening with GSF Chair Peter Bundey speaking at the event, and GLL Regional Director Gareth Kirk chairing an athlete panel discussion including GSF ambassador and 4 time Paralympian gold medallist Michael McKillop.
The Lord Mayor & Gareth Kirk awarded athletes with their funding and GSF certificates.
There was attendance from partners Belfast City Council, Mary Peters Trust, Rebound Physio, Sport NI and Social Enterprise NI who we are looking forward to strengthening our partnership with.
The evening was fantastic and we have seen a lot of positive social media around the event from our supported athletes. We look forward to seeing the athletes’ achievements this year, thank you to everyone that attended the event!