HFC Bank, Fiji’s only 100% locally owned Bank officially became an associate sponsor for the Disability Gala Awards Night after their cheque presentation today.
At the press conference HFC Bank General Manager Finance & Administration Mr. Rajnesh Deo together with the Bank’s Social Club committee members handed over a sponsorship cheque of $5,000 to the Disability Awards Night Committee Chairperson Mr. Rajnel Prasad.
“This Gala Awards Night provides a platform where we recognize and acknowledge people living with disabilities for succeeding against many odds to excel in their respective fields on a national level”, Mr. Deo said.
He further added that being Fiji’s only locally owned bank it was an honour to co-sponsor Fiji’s 1st ever Disability Gala Awards Night which will help raise awareness, inspire and empower others to excel in their respective fields of work. “This is in line with the Bank’s values and we strongly support and promote fairness, inclusivity and diversity without discrimination”, said Mr. Deo.
Awards Night Committee Chairperson, Mr. Rajnel Prasad said, through the $5,000 sponsorship, HFC Bank is now the naming right holder of the ‘Senior Manager of the Year’ award category. The award recognizes the outstanding leadership skills, contribution, achievement, commitment to professional standards and responsive customer service of managers. Mr. Prasad said they were grateful to HFC Bank for partnering with UBPF in hosting Fiji’s 1st Disability Gala Awards night which will be held at Holiday Inn in March.
There are 6 categories for the Disability Gala Awards Night:
- Youth Group of the year
- Entrepreneur of the year
- Senior Manager of the year
- Sports Person of the year
- Best Entertainment Group of the year
- Premium Awards (Life Time achievement awards)
Nomination forms can be collected from UBPF office at NCDP complex, Brown Street Suva or all affiliates in Fiji.