Rewards 2018 Stars of Open Road Shine at our Rewards & Recognition Day - 7th December 2018 Open Road’s staff and volunteers came together at Colchester Stadium for our annual Rewards & Recognition Awards and Training day which is held to celebrate our brilliant people and the amazing work they do. The day attended by Trustees, Senior Management Team, staff and volunteers from our frontline and outreach services and from Head Office. Presentations included Website Content Coordinator, Adam Coombes who previewed our brand new website. Our keynote presenter was Dr Sarah Senker who presented a very thought provoking and warmly received talk about her research paper which evidences and evaluates the impact of Open Road’s work. The day also celebrated and congratulated staff who have taken on studies to successfully attain formal qualifications to support their roles, and received their certificates/diplomas at the event. The Rewards & Recognition Awards winners were recognised for their outstanding contribution to Open Road in a number of categories: GEM (Going the Extra Mile) Award for staff who have gone above and beyond in their roles. STAR Award for volunteers who have shown commitment and loyalty. PREMIER Award for teams who have made a difference. Lastly, the Chief Executive’s GOLD Award – the winner is the nomination that is most exceptional overall upon majority vote of the judging panel and Chief executive, Sarah Wright. To all those nominated and to all our worthy winners who are a credit to Open Road – well done!