City seeking public nominations for 2020 Culture & Heritage Awards

Deadline for nominations is Wednesday, October 30, 2019 (4:00 pm)

Summary

The City of Nanaimo is currently seeking public nominations for the 2020 Culture & Heritage Awards. The awards recognize outstanding organizations, groups and individuals in the arts, culture & heritage fields.

This is your opportunity to recognize people and groups you believe have made a significant contribution to making Nanaimo a culturally vibrant city. There are five potential categories to nominate from, and recipients will be recognized at a special celebration at the Port Theatre in April 2020:

  • EXCELLENCE IN CULTURE
  • HONOUR IN CULTURE
  • EMERGING CULTURAL LEADER (under 30 years of age)
  • HONOUR IN HERITAGE
  • JOHN THOMSON HERITAGE MEMORIAL

Nomination forms are available online (www.nanaimo.ca/culture-environment/awards), attached to this press release, in person at the Service & Resource Centre (411 Dunsmuir Street) or by contacting us directly. The deadline for nomination submission is Wednesday, October 30, 2019 (4:00 pm).

Link to Strategic Plan: The Culture & Heritage Awards further the goals of "Livability" in the City's Strategic Plan.

Key Points

  • The City of Nanaimo is currently seeking public nominations for the 2020 Culture & Heritage Awards. The awards recognize outstanding organizations, groups and individuals in the arts, culture & heritage fields.
  • This is your opportunity to recognize people and groups you believe have made a significant contribution to making Nanaimo a culturally vibrant city.
  • The deadline for nomination submission is Wednesday, October 30, 2019 (4:00 pm).

Quotes

"These awards recognize the best of Nanaimo's arts, culture and heritage volunteers and creative talent. The work of these amazing volunteers and professionals creates a sense of vitality and pride within our community."

Mayor
City of Nanaimo
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Contact:

Chris Barfoot
Culture & Heritage Coordinator
City of Nanaimo
250-755-4483
Lisa Bhopalsingh
Manager of Community Planning
City of Nanaimo
250-755-4423

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