Liverpool building contractor Frank Rogers has been revealed as the headline sponsor of Everton in the Community’s annual prestigious Disability Awards.

A key date in the diary for everyone associated with the official charity of Everton Football Club, the awards celebrate the achievements of the players from ten disability teams including the Down Syndrome team, , Amputee team, Women’s Pan Disability, Pan Disability C and Pan Disability D team with over 200 participants turning out for the celebrations each year.

Funded by the Premier League and BT Sport, the charity’s disability programme is one of the largest in Europe and provides football and physical activity opportunities for thousands of disabled children and adults each year.

This year’s Awards evening will take place at the Isla Gladstone Conservatory on Tuesday 16 October and will be hosted by Radio City presenter and Everton matchday stadium announcer Graeme White.  Players from Everton in the Community’s disability teams will be joined by their friends and family for a night of celebrations alongside Frank Rogers Managing Director, Dean Rogers, who will be hosting a table of guests and will present one of the awards .

Dean commented:

“This is fantastic an important event in the social calendar where we’re able to celebrate and award our special sporting players and their amazing achievements. I’m proud that Frank Rogers is headline sponsor and I look forward to meeting with the team members, their families and friends as well as all those involved on the night.”

Joining Dean Rogers in presenting awards will be a first-team player from Everton Football Club and Club Ambassadors Ian Snodin and Graham Stuart.

Steve Johnson, EitC Disability Manager said:

“On behalf of everyone associated with our disability programme I would like to say a huge thank you to Frank Rogers for supporting our annual awards evening. This event gives us the opportunity to showcase the amazing achievements of our Disability teams and celebrates their successes. Our teams demonstrate such inspiration and overcome huge challenges and it is brilliant that the backing of Frank Rogers has enabled us to host this event this evening.”