Each year at our AGM we recognise the organisations, committees and individuals who have gone the extra mile to raise awareness or funds for R.A.B.I in the previous year.
Pictured above are the 2015 recipients of these awards in the grounds of The Manor at Weston-on-the-Green, the venue for our AGM this week.
These awards are hotly contested and much as we’d like to reward all of our committees and supporters there can only be one winner in each category!
The Dennis Brown Shield
Awarded to the organisation, company or non-YFC club which makes the greatest contribution by raising the most money and/or awareness during the year.
Winner – Barclays
Accepted by Alastair Mackie, Regional Agricultural Manager, Barclays Agriculture
The Beaufort Shield
Awarded to the county who has raised the most money during the year through the efforts of the committee, donations from individuals, corporates, churches and other organisations, as well as trusts where influenced by county involvement.
Winner – Shropshire Committee
Accepted by Chris Downes, Shropshire Committee Chairman
The Sam Taylor Cup
Awarded to the person(s) or committee who organised a new or stand-alone fundraising event which raised the most money and/or greater awareness for R.A.B.I.
Winner – Balloon Debate, Dorset Committee
Accepted by Susan Hooper, Dorset Committee Chairman
The Hunter Farm Cup
Awarded to the person(s) or committee who organised a regular (e.g. annual) event or set of fundraising events which raised the most money and/or greater awareness of R.A.B.I.
Winner – George & Elsie Fallows for their Pea & Pie Supper event
Accepted by George & Elsie Fallows, Staffordshire Committee
The Bryn Davies Bowl
Awarded to the individual, organisation, company or club in Wales which has made the greatest contribution to R.A.B.I.
Winner – Brecon & Radnor Committee
Accepted by Elaine Stephens, Brecon & Radnor Committee Vice-Chair
The R.A.B.I Cup
Awarded to the most progressive county committee.
Winner – Gloucestershire Committee
Accepted by David Hewlett, Gloucestershire Committee Chairman
R.A.B.I YFC Cup
Awarded to the YFC club which has given the most support to R.A.B.I.
Winner – Shropshire Federation of Young Farmers Club
Accepted by Ed Potter, Shropshire Federation of Young Farmers Club Chairman
Presented to those people who, in the opinion of the Awards Panel should receive special recognition.
- Winner – North West – Cumbria Committee
- Winner – North East – Stoker Frater, Northumberland Committee
- Winner – Wales – Ivor Davies, Carmarthenshire Committee
- Winner – West Midlands – Heulwen Charles, Shropshire Committee
- Winner – East Midlands – David Hutchinson, Northamptonshire Committee
- Winner – East – Rosie Western, Suffolk Committee
- Winner – South West – Dawn Cardell, Cornwall Committee
- Winner – South Central – Melanie Abbot, Bucks Farmers Ball Committee & Buckinghamshire Committee
- Winner – South East – Sussex Farm Women’s Club
Congratulations to each of our award winners and many thanks for all that you do to support R.A.B.I.