Civic & Community Awards

42nd Annual Civic & Community Awards

 

 

 

Kelowna's Civic and Community Awards recognize outstanding contributions and achievements in our community each year. The awards night honouring 2017 achievements and contributions will be held on April 26, 2018 at the Kelowna Community Theatre.

The nomination period for the 43rd annual awards program is now open - deadline to submit nominations is January 26, 2018.

Nomination Form

Award categories
Honour in the 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 in 2017.

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 in 2017.

Citizens of the Year Awards

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 voluntary contributions to the city of Kelowna in 2017. 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 voluntary contributions to the city of Kelowna in 2017. Contributions may be related to recreation, the arts, education, humanities, community service, medical, business and commercial fields.

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 in 2017. Contributions may be related to recreation, the arts, education, humanities, community service, medical, business and commercial fields. The three finalists will each receive funding towards their post secondary education, from the Dillon Thomas Budd Youth Scholarship.

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 in 2017. Contributions may be related to recreation, the arts, education, humanities, community service, medical, business and commercial fields. The three finalists will each receive funding towards their post secondary education, from the Dillon Thomas Budd Youth Scholarship.

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 2017.

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 2017.

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 2017.

Volunteer Organization of the Year Award

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.

Corporate Community of the Year Award

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 Award

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 2017.

Sponsors

kelowna community resources logo  fortis bc logo  Grant Thornton logo Best Western logo

  Prospera place logo YMCA logo  Central Okanagan Foundation logo            

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