PCC Presents Sir Lenny Henry with an Honorary Lifetime Award.
The West Midlands Police and Crime Commissioner has presented
Sir Lenny Henry with an award recognising his lifetime of
David Jamieson handed Sir Lenny the Midlands Business and
Community Charity Lifetime Award which is designed to show
appreciation for people who selflessly go the extra mile for
The Dudley comedian has dedicated a large part of his life to
charitable work and was one of the founders of Comic Relief which
has gone on to raise millions of pounds for good causes.
The Midlands Business and Community Charity Awards are designed
to recognise the efforts that people go to and to encourage others
to do the same.
The West Midlands Police and Crime Commissioner, David Jamieson,
said: "It was a pleasure to present Sir Lenny with the award. He
fully deserved it.
"I am also pleased my office was able to sponsor this award as
it is important that we take time to recognise those who do so much
work to help others.
"Sir Lenny is a fine example to us all and should be recognised
for his efforts.
"I hope we can all take inspiration from him and go out of our
way to make a positive difference in local communities".
Receiving the award, Sir Lenny said: "It's such an honour… My
mom always stressed about helping people who were worse off than
yourself. She led by example and as a result of that I do the same
Zoe Bennett the founder of the MBCC Awards said: "The theme of
the Midlands Business and Community Charity Awards was to say
'thank you' to those who go out of their way to help others.
"I use the platform to allow others to thank those in their
lives that selflessly help others".
Find more about the MBCC Awards here.