2017 Civic and Community Award winners
The winners of the 43rd annual Civic and Community Awards were announced last night at the awards gala held at the Kelowna Community Theatre.
Congratulations to all finalists and recipients of the Civic & Community Awards for 2017.
The winners are:
Anita Tozer Memorial Award
Bob Giordano Memorial Award
Bryan Couling Memorial Award – Athletic Team of the Year
Kelowna Secondary School Owls Boys Curling Team
Female Athlete of the Year Award
Male Athlete of the Year Award
Female Augie Ciancone Memorial Award
Male Augie Ciancone Memorial Award
Young Female Volunteer of the Year Award
Young Male Volunteer of the Year Award
Teen Honour in the Arts Award
Honour in the Arts Award
Central Okanagan Foundation – Volunteer Organization of the Year Award
Central Okanagan Search and Rescue
Fred Macklin Memorial Award - Man of the Year
Sarah Donalda Treadgold Memorial Award - Woman of the Year
Corporate Community of the Year Award
Scotia McLeod/Scotia Wealth Management
Crowe MacKay LLP
Champion for the Environment Award
One Big Table
The Young Female and Male Volunteer of the Year Award finalists and recipients will each be receiving funding towards their post-secondary education. The Dillon Thomas Budd Scholarship awards $1,000 to each award recipient and $500 to each of the two finalists. The scholarship was created as well as sponsored by the Thomas Alan Budd Foundation.
Special thanks to the sponsors of this year's event for their generous support: Grant Thornton, FortisBC, Kelowna Community Resources, Central Okanagan Foundation, Royal Bank of Canada, University of British Columbia Okanagan, Prospera Credit Union, Thomas Alan Budd Foundation, Arts Council of the Central Okanagan, SW Audio & Visual, Mark of Distinction, CedarCreek Estate Winery, Kelowna Capital News, Castanet, ShawTV, Bell Media and EZ Rock 101.5.
Nominations for 2018 Civic & Community Awards will be accepted starting in fall 2018.
For more on the Civic & Community Awards and the recipients, visit kelowna.ca.