Derbyshire's LV=County Championship Division Two title-winning celebrations continued on Friday evening with a Civic Reception in Derby.
The prestigious Civic Reception, hosted by the Mayor of Derby Councillor Lisa Higginbottom, took place at the city's Assembly Rooms and was well attended by players, staff, sponsors and partners alike.
The evening saw the Mayoress address the audience, outlining the significance of Derbyshire's achievements, before Chief Executive Simon Storey deliver a well-received speech, congratulating all involved at the club and acknowledging the pride Derbyshire's triumphs has given botht he city and the county.
The evening concluded with a standing ovation for the players, led by Head Coach Karl Krikken and Captain Wayne Madsen, who all gathered on stage to bring to a close the formalities.
Having recently appeared with the trophy at both Derby County and Chesterfield FC, a selection of Derbyshire players will by parading the trophy at Burton Albion's Pirelli Stadium on Saturday as the celebrations of a magnificent 2012 campaign continue.
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