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Harborough artist wins UK prize for her ceramics

03.11.17 posted by Kostas Seretis

katherine_fortnumKatherine Fortnum in her workshop working on her ceramics. PICTURE: ANDREW CARPENTER NNL-170111-091406005

A ceramics maker and teacher from Market Harborough has overcome a brain haemorrhage as a teenager to win a national prize. Katherine Fortnum (27), a former Robert Smyth pupil, is one of just five finalists in the national Stelios Awards for Disabled Entrepreneurs 2017.

Read more at: http://www.harboroughmail.co.uk/news/harborough-artist-wins-uk-prize-for-her-ceramics-1-8228297

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Sir Stelios Haji-Ioannou awarded 75 prizes to enhance Bi-Communal cooperation

20.10.17 posted by Kostas Seretis


Today, Sir Stelios Haji-Ioannou has awarded 75 Bi-Communal teams with cash
prizes of €10.000 each at the Award Ceremony (Stelios Bi-Communal Awards
2017) that took place at the Filoxenia Conference Centre in Nicosia.

The aim of Sir Stelios’ philanthropic act for the last nine years, is to encourage
cooperation between the citizens of the two communities in Cyprus and to
establish lasting peace on the island. Since 2009, the total value of the awards
that were granted to Bi-Communal collaborations adds up to €2.750.000. This
year, the number of applications exceeded each precedent, as 850 Greek-
Cypriots and Turkish-Cypriots collaborated and submitted their applications at
the Bi-Communal Awards.

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Pavlos Kontides Laser Class World Champion!

20.09.17 posted by Kostas Seretis

kontidesWe are very proud of Pavlos Kontides who has been crowned Laser Class World Champion in Split, Croatia! The Foundation is supporting Pavlos once again this year!

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Sea Cadets announce our £200,000 sponsorship!

19.09.17 posted by Kostas Seretis

21587227_10155828010344345_2860588841598622881_oLast night during the Sea Cadets' reception, the Foundation's  sponsorship of £200k was announced for the construction of a Rustler 42 sailing yacht, ready mid 2018, to train & support further Sea Cadets. Stelios Haji-ioannou & his team are very proud & excited to be involved. A great evening meeting the team, other supporters & some of the cadets themselves. Excellent speeches including former Sea Cadet Dan Snow.

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Apply now for the Stelios Awards for Disabled Entrepreneurs 2017 in the UK!

18.08.17 posted by Kostas Seretis

logo_uk_awards_2017 Applications are now open for the 2017 Stelios Awards for Disabled Entrepreneurs in the UK.

The deadline is: 6 October 2017

A total of £70,000 will be won:

  • top prize of £30,000 to the overall winner
  • four prizes of £10,000 to four other finalists

And this year the award is open to all forms of entrepreneurship (including pre-revenue start-ups). 

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