Volunteer Recognition Award - Bermuda Football Association
Awardee: Gladwin Ford
The bedrock of the Bermuda Football Association or BFA is its reliance and relationship with its clubs who do a tremendous job providing sporting and other related activities since the establishment of the Association in 1928.
Gladwin Ford symbolizes longevity and represents the true essence of voluntarism.
Now going on 50+ years Gladwin Ford has volunteered nonstop on behalf of the Young Men's Social Club as coach, Medic, Trainer, Field Maintenance, Hands on Club Member in any area of support needed by the Club i.e. baking for fundraiser, building maintenance, stocking supplies, event setup and breakdown, security you name it he has done it.
Gladwin Ford, or Whitey as he is commonly known, has been committed to the Young Men’s Social Club and very active year in and year out in since his teenage years. His relentless efforts and support to the club, especially in football is exemplary. He is always willing to give and never expects anything in return. He is genuine in his efforts and the time and energy he dedicates to the club. His commitment is a benefit to persons young and old and a true example of volunteerism within the framework of the Bermuda Football Association.