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Nominations Sought for 2017 Awards


Nominations for these Awards are now open There are five categories of Awards: Children of Courage / Adult Achievers — a child or adult who has had difficulties in their life and has met them with courage or who has shown determination in overcoming an illness, injury, phobia or disability.

  • The Haldane Butler Memorial Trophy – someone who shows exceptional endurance and determination to overcome illness, injury or disability over a protracted period of time. The recipient will be selected from the nominations submitted for above categories.
  • The Carer's Award — This Award is presented to a non-professional carer who has given an exceptional standard of care or support to a person with an illness, injury or disability.
  • The Christopher McCollum Memorial Cup — awarded to the person who has shown friendship and made a significant difference to the life of someone with a life-threatening illness, phobia, injury or disability and who is NOT part of the family circle.


Nomination Forms for all categories are now available from:

The William Keown Trust,
3 Church View,
Dundrum BT33 0NA

Tel - 028 4375 1243
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Forms can also be downloaded from the following links.

Child & Adult Nomination Form

Christopher McCollum Memorial Cup

Carers & Special Friends Nomination Form


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The William Keown Trust
3 Church View
BT33 0NA

Tel: 028 4375 1243
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Email: wkeowntrust@btconnect.com
Web: www.wkeowntrust.co.uk