Community Spirit Awards tickets now on sale

Friday, May 21, 2010 – for immediate release

Community Spirit Awards tickets now on sale

Celebrate Oakville’s community spirit! Tickets are now on sale for the Town of Oakville’s annual Community Spirit Awards reception at the Oakville Conference and Banquet Centre, 2515 Wyecroft Road on Wednesday, June 16 from 5:30 to 9 p.m. Chris Mei, National Morning Show Host at the Weather Network, will be emcee for the evening. 
 
Since 2002, the Oakville’s Community Spirit Awards have honoured the achievements and contributions of hundreds of community volunteers. Last year more than 30 individuals and groups were recognized for their exceptional leadership and dedication of volunteer time within the community.

“These awards are not only about recognizing our community champions, but also about the generosity of our local sponsors,” said Louise Veres, Recreation Supervisor and Chair of the Community Spirit Awards Committee. “Our sponsors have stepped up to the plate to generously give back to the community in which they work. They believe in the recognition of these nominees and without their support, the Oakville Community Spirit Awards would not be possible.”

The 2010 Community Spirit Award sponsors are:

MEDIchair Halton, sponsor of the Access Award
Oakville Beaver, sponsor of the Arts Award
Tim Hortons, sponsor of the Environmental Award
Sun Life Financial, sponsor of the Group Volunteer Award
Genworth Financial Canada, sponsor of the Heritage and History Award
Paradiso Restaurant, sponsor of the Individual Volunteer Award
EllisDon sponsor of the International Award
Sunrise Senior Living, sponsor of the Seniors Award
RBC Royal Bank, sponsor of the Youth Award

Tickets for the awards dinner are now on sale for $30 per person and can be purchased by calling 905-845-6601, ext. 3154 or emailing lveres@oakville.ca. Deadline to purchase tickets is Wednesday, June 9, 2010. For more information visit the Community Spirit Awards page.

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For more information

Louise Veres
Recreation Supervisor
Town of Oakville
905-845-6601, ext. 3154
lveres@oakville.ca


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Community Spirit Awards tickets now on sale