Inspirational community couple named March Captain’s Corner award winners

Notts County Foundation’s Captain’s Corner award shines a spotlight on individuals who embody the spirit of community, resilience, and kindness. Each month, the award recognises those who go above and beyond, making a positive impact on the lives of people in our community. For the third month of 2024, the winners are Cynthia and Deryk Flowers, a couple whose dedication and selflessness inspire all who know them.

Since joining the Notts County Foundation’s ‘Right Mind’ programme in December, Cynthia Flowers has epitomised resilience and compassion. Her journey within the programme has not only transformed her life but has also become a source of inspiration for others. Cynthia’s unwavering commitment to spreading positivity and support within the community reflects her remarkable character.

Deryk Flowers’ story is one of triumph over adversity. Despite facing numerous health challenges, he remains an integral part of his local and work community, embodying resilience and kindness in every action. With over 30 years of service as a steward at Notts County, Deryk’s dedication to his beloved club and community is unwavering. Now a season ticket holder and a consistent supporter of this great club, Deryk’s passion for Notts County is infectious.

Cynthia and Deryk Flowers exemplify the true spirit of community service and kindness and resemble the best things about our club. Their willingness to go the extra mile to support others and bring smiles to people’s faces is commendable. Lucy Devine, Deputy Health Manager at Notts County Foundation, expresses her pride in honouring Cynthia and Deryk, stating, “Their dedication and selflessness are an inspiration to us all. They embody the values of the Captain’s Corner award, and we’re thrilled to recognise their incredible contributions to the community.”

Harry Dalzell, Marketing and Events Coordinator at Notts County Foundation, echoes this sentiment, saying, “It is a pleasure to award Cynthia and Deryk with the March Captain’s Corner award as they represent the very best of our community. Their resilience, compassion, and unwavering dedication to helping others make them truly deserving recipients of this prestigious award. We’re proud to celebrate their remarkable achievements.”

If you know someone who would be deserving of some extra recognition by being named a winner of our Captain’s Corner Award, contact to nominate.

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