Speakers confirmed for Young Volunteers Conference

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The 7th June is fast approaching, meaning that The Co-operative StreetGames Young Volunteers Conference and Awards 2012 at the home of the Salford City Reds is nearly here. To that end, we’re delighted to announce our two guest speakers for the day.

Olympian and six-time World Champion canoeist, Anna Hemmings MBE, has been confirmed as the Conference Guest Speaker, whilst Paralympic 800m gold medallist Tim Prendergast of New Zealand will be speaking at the Awards.

“I'm very excited to be involved in The Co-operative StreetGames National Young Volunteers Conference.”, said Anna. “It's a fantastic opportunity for young volunteers to develop and learn how to deliver fun energetic sports session and their own events and festivals. I love the concept of doorstep sport coaches.”

For those on Twitter and Facebook, this year’s Conference also has its own Twitter hashtag:  #CSYV2012. Regular followers of @StreetGames will have noticed that the Young Advisors have started to tweet using #CSYV2012, so please join them by using it in your related tweets or posts in the build-up and during the event itself.

To book your place, confirm your attendance or for more information, please contact sue [dot] heritage [at] streetgames [dot] org (subject: %23CSYV2012) (Sue Heritage) – 01617 070857