City Seeking Public Nominations for 2019 Culture & Heritage Awards

Deadline for nominations is Monday, October 22 at 4:00 pm

The City of Nanaimo is seeking public nominations for the 2019 Culture & Heritage Awards. The awards recognize outstanding organizations, groups and individuals in the arts, culture & heritage fields.

AWARD CATEGORIES:

- EXCELLENCE IN CULTURE

- HONOUR IN CULTURE

- EMERGING CULTURAL LEADER (under 30 years of age)

- HONOUR IN HERITAGE

- JOHN THOMSON HERITAGE MEMORIAL

This is your opportunity to recognize people and groups you believe have made a significant contribution to making Nanaimo a culturally vibrant city. Recipients are recognized at a special celebration at the Port Theatre on April 18, 2019.

"These awards recognize the best of Nanaimo's arts, culture and heritage volunteers, as well as their creative talent", said Mayor Bill McKay. "The work of these amazing volunteers and creative professionals all contributes a sense of vitality and pride within our community".

Nomination forms are available online at www.nanaimo.ca/culture-environment/awards, attached to this press release, or by contacting us directly. The deadline for nominations is Monday, October 22 no later than 4:00 pm.

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Contact:

Chris Barfoot
Culture & Heritage Coordinator
City of Nanaimo
250-755-7522
Main Office - Culture & Heritage
Community & Cultural Planning
City of Nanaimo
250-755-4483

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