Recognize the extraordinary efforts of a volunteer you appreciate and admire

Thursday, April 07, 2011 – for immediate release

Recognize the extraordinary efforts of a volunteer you appreciate and admire

Nominate a community champion for a Community Spirit Award today!

Do you know a community champion who deserves recognition for his or her contributions within the Oakville community? The Town of Oakville wants to hear about these outstanding individuals, organizations, businesses and groups who are active participants in the community by nominating them for an Oakville Community Spirit Award.

Oakville residents are encouraged to nominate friends, colleagues, neighbours or anyone else they admire and appreciate for an 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

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 College student/award artist Chris Laskey.

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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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