Community Batonbearers – Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games – Queen’s Baton Relay

Baton 250x250The Queen’s Baton Relay will travel the length and breadth of Scotland in the 40 days up to the start of the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow on 23 July 2014 – and 4,000 batonbearers are needed to complete the journey. The online community batonbearer programme was launched on 10 October and will remain open for nominations until 17:00 on 22 November.

Members of the public have the opportunity to nominate a deserving individual from their local community to become a batonbearer. This is a unique opportunity to have the contribution of your people – be they staff, volunteers or service users –publicly recognised and to raise the profile of your organisation and your lottery-funded project.

Community nominations can be made by accessing the online form. Glasgow 2014 Ltd have produced a short digital animation film to showcase this unique opportunity, and help spread the word. It can also be viewed on YouTube.

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