Date extended for Izwi Youth Awards

2015-05-28 06:00

THE closing date for the Izwi Youth Awards nominees has been postponed to Friday. The event will happen in June and people are invited to collect and fill in the forms. The awards are aimed at exposing those who are active in community work in their areas under the uMngeni District Municipality. The aim is to honour and acknowledge youngsters who strive to see their communities being developed, said Izwi Youth Movement chairperson (IYM) Thulani Mthalane.

The awards will take place at Howick West Hall.

The application forms may be collected at libraries in Howick. The other alternative is the Izwi Youth Movement website where the application forms may be downloaded. The website for the movement is www.Izwi The movement is also available on Facebook as Izwi Youth Movement. Applicants can also contact Wendy Kumar at 072 676 0850.

The categories are as follows:

•Best music

•Best dance

•Best drama and theatre

•Best poetry

•Best community upliftment

•Best community involvement

•Best matric school disadvantaged/advantaged

•Best improving school

•Best sports man

•Best young entrepreneur

•Role model of the year

•Lifetime achievement - this award is to encourage the youth that working hard has an award

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