Recognising outstanding contributions in Kent - The Kent Autistic Trust have been shortlisted as one of the finalists for The Perrys Exceptional Charity Award 2018.
The awards, which aim to recognise and celebrate outstanding individuals, businesses and charities from across Kent, are now a mainstay of the annual awards calendar and have become well loved and much coveted, with only four awards being presented each year.
Stewart Pope, CEO at Perrys Chartered Accountants, said: "Each year the awards bring together individuals, charities and businesses from across the county who demonstrate everything that makes Kent a great place to live and work. We are always blown away with the quality of the entries we receive and the people we hear from who have gone to such lengths to support the communities around them. It's a real privilege to bring them together and reward them for everything they do."
Were delighted to announce the shortlisted finalists for 2018. After receiving multiple nominations, 19 finalists have been shortlisted in four separate categories – Exceptional Charity, Exceptional Individual, Exceptional Business and Exceptional Business Community Initiative".
The winners of the Perrys Exceptional Awards 2018 will be announced at a ceremony at Leeds Castle in Maidstone on Thursday 8 November.
The finalists have been confirmed as:
Perrys Exceptional Charity Award
Brogdale Collections, Faversham
ECHO (Evelina Children's Heart Organisation), serving Kent
The Family Trust Charity, Maidstone
Kent Autistic Trust
We are Beams, Swanley
Perrys Exceptional Individual Award
Cianna Critcher, Rochester
Marta Jiménez Varela, Rochester
Pam Manwaring, Dartford
Reg Spicer, Tonbridge
Perrys Exceptional Business Award
Explore Learning, Ashford
Orchard Garage, Dartford
Revitalize Health & Fitness Clinic, Gravesend
The Whitstable Cake Company, Whitstable
Perrys Exceptional Business Community Initiative Award
Bickley Park School, Bromley
Café du Monde, Dartford
Kent Football Association, Ditton
Kuflink Foundation, Gravesend
Martin Tolhurst Solicitors, Kent
For details of last year's winners, please click here.