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easyJet founder picks five finalists for national disabled entrepreneur award

06.11.17 posted by Valia Meletiou

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  • Five finalists handpicked by Sir Stelios each win £10,000
  • Companies on the shortlist are Mobiloo, MentalSnapp, Evenbreak, Review My Wheelchair and Katherine Fortnum Ceramics.
  • Winner will win a further £20,000 at an award ceremony on 14 November 2017


easyJet founder Sir Stelios Haji-Ioannou and leading international charity Leonard Cheshire Disability announced today the five finalists for the Stelios Award for Disabled Entrepreneurs 2017. Each has won £10,000 and now has a chance to win a further £20,000.

A record amount of over 70 candidates applied for the Stelios Award for Disabled Entrepreneurs this year. The applications came from diverse business arenas, including fashion, retail, sport and leisure and tourism.

Read more at: http://enablemagazine.co.uk/easyjet-founder-picks-five-finalists-national-disabled-entrepreneur-award/  

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Harborough artist wins UK prize for her ceramics

03.11.17 posted by Valia Meletiou

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 Valia Meletiou


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 Valia Meletiou

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 Valia Meletiou

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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