Yorkshire Society awards announced

12/05/2010

More than 150 top business entrepreneurs from Yorkshire have attended the Yorkshire Society awards held at Leeds City Hilton.
Chief executive of Welcome to Yorkshire Gary Verity, Serbian Ambassador Dr Dejan Popovic and Lord Richard Best were present at the ceremony, which celebrated the very best of the region.
Cubic Acquisitions secured the Business Achievement Award, while Community Partnership Solutions won the Serving the Community Award.
The Yorkshire Charity of the Year prize was scooped by Dance United, while Tokos Solutions received the Diversity within the Community Award. Greg Wright won the Media Personality of the Year prize.
Lord Best, key speaker of the event, praised Keith Madeley, chairman of Yorkshire Society, for his untiring efforts to back and promote the society and the region.
Yorkshire's most-recognised artists Ashley Jackson and Graham Ibbeson also donated art work for sale. The money raised from the auction will go to the Yorkshire Society.
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