Jenny Brittain, BPW NZ Awards Chair, announced the following Awards for 2016
Community Achievement Award (Helping Your Local Community)
Each year many BPW Clubs contribute positively for the betterment of their local communities. This not only benefits many organisations and individuals in the communities but also recognises the involvement of BPW both locally and nationally.
This award is presented by the Federation annually and is judged on the clubs participation and .involvement with the project. It includes both annual projects and new initiatives.
Harrison-Lee membership Award
This Award is made annually at Conference to the club that has had the highest percentage increase in membership for the calendar year ending 31st March prior to Conference.
Daphne Chapman Award
The Daphne Chapman Award is to be awarded annually by the Federation for the promotion of the image of BPW New Zealand.
This includes actions which may have been undertaken within the Club, local or national community, which promote the vision of BPW New Zealand.
The nominee needs to show how the skills of communication, leadership, training, and originality have been used.
Alix Hayward Newsletter Award
This award is presented at Conference to the club which is judged to have displayed the best standard of communication during the previous year, primarily through the club newsletter.
Pauline Gapper Nepal Literacy Award
The Nepal Prayer Lamp is awarded annually to the Club that raises the most money for the literacy programme
BPW Hibiscus Coast (waiting for a photo)
Brooker Marketing Award
This is a trophy presented at Conference each year to a Club that has been the most effective in marketing BPW through an activity they have completed during the previous year.
Clubs can make their application by sending a report of the activity to the Chair of the Project Committee .by 1st March.
Anne Todd-Bell Award
This Award is presented at the Federation Conference to the BPW Club that in the previous year, has most actively pursued an issue which related to the status of women.
Distinguished Service Award
The Distinguished Service Award was established at Conference 2013.
This award is not a competition but is intended to give national recognition to those members who may never attain leadership higher than club level but who are the backbone of a club and therefore, the BPW NZ organisation. She would be a member who:
- who has given meritorious service in any capacity to BPW NZ at Club level for at least five years.
- Goes that extra mile (or 10 thousand) working in the background, enabling others to step up and move forward to higher levels.
- Above all, demonstrates commitment to the Aims of BPW.
Club Presidents Award
Club of the Year
BPW NZ Executive instituted this Award to commence at Conference 2007, and is given to the club that has best demonstrated the BPW International Aims over the previous year.
Key to Achievement Gold Keys