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Committee Awards

Seeking Public Nominations for the City of Nanaimo's 2015 Committee Awards

Every two years, the City of Nanaimo's Advisory Committee on Environmental Sustainability (ACES), Nanaimo Community Heritage Commission (NCHC), and the Social Planning Advisory Committee (SPAC) present recognition awards at an awards luncheon on behalf of the City of Nanaimo to deserving organizations, companies and individuals. The purpose of the awards is to publically recognize the dedication and hard work in the social development, environmental and heritage fields.

Green Nanaimo Awards

On behalf of Council, the Advisory Committee on Environmental Sustainability (ACES) invites nominations for the 2015 Green Nanaimo Awards. The awards recognize individuals, local businesses, schools and non-profit groups throughout Nanaimo that make valuable contributions to the City's environment by effectively enhancing, preserving or protecting the local environment, and encouraging environmental stewardship.

There are six categories: 1) Jeff Thomas Environmental Youth; 2) Healthy Living; 3) Green Home / Neighbourhood; 4) Energy Conservation; 5) Environmental Awareness; and 6) Merve Wilkinson Award with Distinction

Excellence in Social Development Awards

On behalf of Council, the Social Planning Advisory Committee (SPAC) invites nominations for the 2013 Excellence in Social Development Awards. Nanaimo is a community of compassionate and concerned citizens, agencies, and businesses who work to improve the quality of life for Nanaimo's residents. The awards recognize individuals, local businesses, schools and non-profit groups for contributions and exceptional commitment and leadership in the field of social development.

John Thomson Heritage Memorial Award 

On behalf of Council, the Nanaimo Community Heritage Commission is seeking public nominations for the 2013 John Thomson Heritage Memorial Award. The award was created by the City in 1994 to honour individuals who demonstrate outstanding heritage service and dedication to the community. Past recipients of the award include Catherine Gisborne (1994), Elizabeth Norcross (1996), Daphne Paterson (2001), Pamela Mar (2003), David Spearing (2004), Clarence Karr (2005), Gino Sedola (2007), Parker Williams (2009), and John Cass (2011).

  • Nominations should be submitted in the form of a letter giving a brief outline of the nominee's service related to promoting or preserving Nanaimo's heritage.

How to Submit a Nomination

Nomination forms are available:

  • In person: Service and Resource Centre (411 Dunsmuir Street);
  • Online: by using the links above (completed forms cannot be submitted online, only typed - please print and return); or
  • By email: See brochures (links above) for email contact information; or contact the Community Planning Section at 250-755-4483.

Deadline for nominations is:

Nominations will be accepted until 4:30 pm on Friday, March 29, 2013

Completed nomination forms can be submitted to:

  • In person:  Service and Resource Centre (411 Dunsmuir Street);
  • By mail: City of Nanaimo, Community Planning Section, 455 Wallace Street, Nanaimo, BC V9R 5J6; or
  • By email: See brochures (links above) for email contact information; or contact the Community Planning Section at 250-755-4483.

Questions?  Comments?  For more information on the City of Nanaimo's Committee Awards, please contact the Community Planning Section at 250-755-4483 or see brochures (links above) for email contact information.

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