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unsung hero

Fig. a hero who has gotten no praise or recognition. The time has come to recognize all the unsung heroes of the battle for low-cost housing.
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Nominate your Unsung Sporting Hero for this year's Gazette Sports Awards on the form on the left of this page, or go online at www.
Young Person of Courage You can nominate your unsung hero for an award at the Irish Mirror Pride of Ireland Awards, sponsored by Lidl, by filling in this form.
Talking to Hotelier Middle East , an over excited Hussain said it was a good feeling to be named Unsung Hero of the Year during the evening and that was extremely happy with the achievement.
The '100 Unsung Heroes' will each receive a cash prize for reaching this milestone.
There are thousands of unsung heroes out there and we feel this is one way of recognising them.
The video continued that the unsung hero received what money cannot buy.
Coun Ed Ruane, Coventry City Council cabinet member for sport, said: "These awards are really special because they celebrate local sporting achievement as well as unsung heroes who work tirelessly to support local sport.
As far as this campaign is concerned, our core objective is to pay tribute to our unsung heroes who are truly the pride of the nation due to their remarkable achievements and valuable contributions irrespective of their age, gender and background", he added.
The unsung heroes included Flt Lt Holly Smith and Cpl Joanne James.
Unsung Heroine awards are given annually to women who have been nominated by members of the Legislature from their districts and selected for their contributions to their community and the state.
But we need help in finding them and that's why I'm asking anyone who knows an unsung hero or heroine to nominate them.
Unsung heroes: Pictured at the Cadbury Superheroes Awards at Cadbury World are (from left) Valerie Rhodes, Mark Dabbs, Joanne Joplin and Norman Swan with (front) Anthony Biglane and their chocolate treats.
A dedicated servant of Small Heath Amateur Boxing Club in Birmingham won the BBC West Midlands Sports Unsung Hero award for 2010.
He helped launch the BBC Sports Unsung Hero Award 2010 in Yorkshire to search for and honour individuals from the world of grassroots sport.
As Western Mail readers may know, it is an incredibly inspiring occasion where Prince Charles and the Prime Minister join a star-studded audience to honour the nation's unsung heroes.