Oakville launches 10th Annual Community Spirit Awards

Wednesday, March 09, 2011 – for immediate release

Oakville launches 10th Annual Community Spirit Awards

Nominate a community champion today!

Oakville Mayor Rob Burton officially launched the 10th Annual Community Spirit Awards last night at Town Hall, encouraging Oakville residents to nominate community champions they admire and appreciate for an award.

“We’re looking for Oakville’s shining stars, who through their volunteer efforts alone are putting us one step closer to achieving our vision of becoming the most livable town in Canada,” Mayor Burton said. “We want to recognize these outstanding individuals, organizations, businesses and groups who are active in the community by nominating them for an Oakville Community Spirit Award.”

Nominations will be accepted until April 15, 2011 in the following categories:

Access Award, sponsored by MEDIchair Halton
Arts Award, sponsored by The Oakville Beaver
Environmental Award, sponsored by Tim Hortons
Group Volunteer Award, sponsored by Sun Life Financial
Heritage and History Award, sponsored by Genworth Financial Canada
Individual Volunteer Award, sponsored by Paradiso Restaurant
Senior Award, sponsored by Sunrise Senior Living
Youth Award, sponsored by RBC Royal Bank

Nomination forms are available for pick-up at Town Hall, community centres, library branches or can be completed on the Community Spirit Awards page.

The awards ceremony will be held on Wednesday, June 22, 2011 at the Oakville Conference and Banquet Centre. Award recipients will receive an original art piece created specifically for the Community Spirit Awards by Sheridan Institute of Technology and Advanced Learning student/award artist Chris Laskey.

For more information about Oakville’s Community Spirit Award categories and nomination requirements visit the Community Spirit Awards page.

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For more information

Susan Fanelli
Recreation Supervisor
Town of Oakville
905-845-6601, ext. 3155
sfanelli@oakville.ca

Janine Ivings
Senior Communications Advisor
Town of Oakville
905-845-6601, ext. 3005
jivings@oakville.ca


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