Now is your chance to celebrate the extraordinary people of Kelowna! Submit a nomination for the Civic & Community Awards, and recognize those individuals, businesses and non-profit organizations that have made outstanding contributions to our city. Nomination deadline? Friday, Feb. 10th – so don’t delay!
For this year’s awards, categories include: Sarah Donalda Treadgold & Fred Macklin Memorial Award – Citizen of the Year; Champion for the Environment; Corporate Community of the Year; Honour in the Arts; Teen Honour in the Arts; Young Citizen of the Year; Bob Giordano Memorial Award – Volunteer Coach or Sport Administrator of the Year; Central Okanagan Foundation – Volunteer Organization of the Year, Male & Female Athlete of the Year and Bryan Couling Memorial Award – Athletic Team of the Year. The Young Citizen of the Year award will provide a Dillon Thomas Budd & Payton Leigh Budd Youth Scholarship with $2,000 going to one recipient and $1,000 each to two finalists. The Teen Honour in Arts award also includes a $500 entrance scholarship sponsored by UBC Okanagan’s Faculty of Creative and Critical Studies.
Don’t miss out on this opportunity – visit kelowna.ca/civicawards today and submit your nomination! Let’s come together in recognizing Kelowna’s incredible people making our community brighter through volunteerism, athletics and good business practices at an evening gala on Thursday April 20th at The Laurel Packinghouse.