INTRODUCING THE YOU LITTLE RIPPER AWARDS
Ripley Town Centre is set to recognise the region’s best and brightest with the launch of the inaugural You Little Ripper community awards.
The You Little Ripper Community Awards celebrate local individuals and groups, whose work or actions significantly contribute to the Ripley region in one or more of the following three categories – SOCIAL, ENVIRONMENTAL and YOUTH.
NOMINATIONS HAVE CLOSED
RECOGNISING THREE CATEGORIES
An individual or group that has organised an event, project or initiative, or has provided a service or program, that has contributed towards nature protection, climate action, sustainability and/or care of nature.
An individual or group that has organised an event, project or initiative, or has provided a service or program, that brings people together and/or encourages inclusion.
An individual or group of young people aged between 12-17 years, who have organised an event, project or initiative that has made a difference to the local community and/or the environment within the region. This could include campaigning, fundraising, mentoring or volunteering.
THIS IS THE FIRST AWARDS PROGRAM OF ITS KIND IN RIPLEY.
Each category winner will receive a $1,000 Ripley Town Centre gift card in recognition of their community contribution.
Those that nominated them will also walk away with a $100 Ripley Town Centre gift card.
HOW THE 'YOU LITTLE RIPPER' AWARDS WILL WORK
The Ripley community members will nominate their Little Rippers.
Nominations are assessed and validated by Ripley Town Centre.
JUDGING PANEL SELECTION
Each judge will select one finalist per category, and these finalists will then go to a public vote.
NOMINATIONS OPEN: 1 August 2023
NOMINATIONS CLOSE: 20 August 2023
JUDGING PANEL SELECTIONS: 21 August – 1 September 2023
FINALISTS ANNOUNCED: 4 September 2023
PUBLIC VOTING PERIOD: 4 – 15 September 2023
WINNERS ANNOUNCED: 19 September 2023
AWARDS EVENT: 28 September 2023