My name is Steve Orchard, Chief Executive for Quidem – the proud owners of Rugby FM. Since buying Rugby FM in 2009, I've made it my personal mission to create a station that Rugby can truly be proud of - and the Pride of Rugby Awards are an integral part of that mission.
Last year we bought together the 'who's who' of Rugby at The Coombe Abbey Hotel - the atmosphere on the night was electric and we celebrated some incredible stories of excellence here in Rugby. We celebrated the winners of some fantastic Rugby Business Awards, as well as telling the stories of some outstanding members of our local community.
Rugby FM have created an innovative awards ceremony that reflects the best individuals, community organisations and businesses that Rugby has to offer. Whether you're improving the local economy or the lives of your fellow Rugby residents, this is your opportunity to shine.
There are many reasons for taking part in the Awards; you may be looking for the recognition that your organisation deserves, or you just may know someone that deserves to be recognised and honoured for going 'beyond the call of duty' and making a difference to the community. Whether you nominate yourself, your business or someone that you know, please don't be shy about telling your story.
I look forward to seeing you at our FIFTH annual awards.
Chief Executive, Rugby FM