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Celebrating the achievements and generosity of Kelowna citizens.

Kelowna's Civic and Community Awards recognize outstanding contributions and achievements in our community each year.

The 2014 Awards nomination period is open from December 1, 2014 to February 13, 2015.

Nominations will be accepted online and by email, along with hard-copy nominations that can be dropped off at the Parkinson Recreation Centre. If you have any questions please contact Amber Gilbert at 250-469-8967, or email agilbert@kelowna.ca.

The awards gala will be held Thursday, April 30 at the Kelowna Community Theatre. Tickets are $25 per person and go on sale March 16. Doors open at 6 p.m. and the awards presentation starts at 7 p.m.

 

Award Categories

Arts Awards

Teen Honour in the Arts - online nomination / pdf nomination
Sponsored by Prospera Credit Union
Awarded to a youth who has made an outstanding contribution in Kelowna through cultural and/or artistic efforts. Nominees must be between the ages of 13 and 19 as of Dec. 31, 2014.

Honour in the Arts - online nomination / pdf nomination
Sponsored by Prospera Credit Union
Awarded to an individual who has made an outstanding contribution in Kelowna through cultural and/or artistic efforts.

Citizenship Awards

Young Female Volunteer of the Year - online nomination / pdf nomination
Sponsored by the YMCA of Okanagan
Awarded to a young female, in recognition of her overall outstanding contributions to the city of Kelowna. Contributions may be related to recreation, the arts, education, humanities, community service, medical, business and commercial fields. Nominees must be between the ages of 13 and 19 as of Dec. 31, 2014.

Young Male Volunteer of the Year - online nomination / pdf nomination
Sponsored by the YMCA of Okanagan
Awarded to a young male, in recognition of his overall outstanding contributions to the city of Kelowna. Contributions may be related to recreation, the arts, education, humanities, community service, medical, business and commercial fields. Nominees must be between the ages of 13 and 19 as of Dec. 31, 2014.

The Central Okanagan Foundation, Volunteer Organization of the Year  - online nomination / pdf nomination
Awarded to a volunteer or non-profit organization that has provided outstanding community services, with direct benefits to the city of Kelowna. Services may be related to environment, health, arts and culture, recreation, education, social services, neighbourhood and community improvement.

Sarah Donalda-Treadgold Memorial Woman of the Year - online nomination / pdf nomination
Sponsored by Fortis BC
Awarded to a women in recognition of her overall outstanding contributions to the city of Kelowna. Contributions may be related to recreation, the arts, education, humanities, community service, medical, business and commercial fields.

Fred Macklin Memorial Man of the Year - online nomination / pdf nomination
Sponsored by Fortis BC
Awarded to a man in recognition of his overall outstanding contributions to the city of Kelowna. Contributions may be related to recreation, the arts, education, humanities, community service, medical, business and commercial fields.

Corporate Community of the Year (Small/Medium & Large) - online nomination / pdf nomination
Sponsored by Kelowna Community Resources
Awarded to a Kelowna business that has provided outstanding support for employee volunteerism in addition to financial contributions and initiatives having had a direct benefit to the city of Kelowna. May be related to environment, health, arts and culture, recreation, education, social services, neighbourhood and community improvement.

Champion for the Environment (Individual & Business) - online nomination / pdf nomination
Sponsored by Best Western Plus Kelowna
Awarded to an individual and a business whose actions and achievements have shown outstanding environmental leadership or innovative environmental contributions, having a direct benefit on the city of Kelowna. Selections are based on environmental initiatives and contributions for the year 2014.

Sports Awards

Bob Giordano Memorial Award - online nomination / pdf nomination
Awarded to an individual who has contributed significantly to Kelowna through voluntary service
to amateur sport, such as coaching or administrative support.

Bryan Couling Memorial Award - online nomination / pdf nomination
Sponsored by Grant Thornton
Awarded to the Kelowna based team (amateur or professional) who brought the greatest amount
of recognition to Kelowna in 2014.

Athlete of the Year - Female - online nomination / pdf nomination
Awarded to a female athlete (amateur or professional) who brought the greatest amount of
recognition to Kelowna in 2014.

Athlete of the Year - Male - online nomination / pdf nomination
Awarded to a male athlete (amateur or professional) who brought the greatest amount of
recognition to Kelowna in 2014.

Past Winners

2013 Awards Finalists
2012 Awards Finalists
2011 Awards Finalists

Contact Us

For more information on the Civic and Community Awards or for sponsorship information, please contact 
Amber Gilbert at 250-469-8967 or agilbert@kelowna.ca.

Category Sponsors

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    central okanagan foundation logo         prospera       YMCA_Okanagan

Best Western Plus Kelowna           

Additional Event Sponsors 

 

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