Today, on December 8, in the Small Hall of the Executive Committee of the City Soviet of People's Deputies I took place a press - conference of the organizing committee of the first city competition "Philanthropist of Year 2008" which is carried out with support of the Nikolaev city council.
The director of the Center of social programs RUSAL Dmitry Murashko told that the purpose of this competition is charity promoting. In this competition can take part both physical, and legal entities who gave or give charitable help for the solution of public problems in Nikolaev and area.
"Today for participation in competition only one application but as shows experiment of carrying out similar actions is submitted, demands come to the latest moment. Therefore members of the organizing committee aren't afraid that questionnaires won't be, - Dmitry Murashko declared to journalists. - All for this competition 2 thousand questionnaires" were unpacked.
Who submitted the first application for a question, Dmitry Mikhaylovich told that a certain citizen proposed the candidate of one of the Nikolaev businessmen which name isn't disclosed yet. However competition will be open, the organizer emphasized. Also Dmitry Murashko noted that some people already called and were interested, whether deputies can take part in competition, on what they received the affirmative answer.
The deputy of the mayor Tatyana Yablonovskaya who was present on a press - conferences, noted that such competition in Nikolaev is held for the first time. "It is possible that "The philanthropist of year 2008" becomes a step to participation in the competition "Person of Year", - the deputy of the mayor declared.
Reference: Competition is held under the auspices of the national competition "Philanthropist of Year 2008". Questionnaires for participation in competition are accepted till December 15 of this year, on predesigns names of winners of competition will be announced on December 25, 2008 in 10 nominations: "The company - big business", "The company - medium business", "The company - small business", "The natural person - the businessman", "Financial institution", "Initiative group or collective", etc.For publicizing of charity special prizes in the nominations "Social Journalist" and "Social Mass Media" are established.