Deise Day Centre were crowned the winners of the “Mayor of Waterford City and County Award” at the PPN Community and Voluntary Awards in the Park Hotel last night.
The Dungarvan based group offers a ‘home away from home’ for the over 65s, where they can partake in social and therapeutic activities.
Deise Day Centre will now go on to represent Waterford at the 2019 “Pride of Place” Awards.
The 2nd annual Billy McCarthy award, which is sponsored by WLR, went to Liz Rockett from Ballybeg.
The gala event was presented by Ollie and Mary of The Big Breakfast Blaa.
There were also six category winners on the night – Waterford Musical Society, Waterford Marine Search and Rescue, Deise Day Centre, The SHY Project, Ballymacarbry Tidy Towns and Deise Refugee Response.