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Municipality of North Grenville launches Civic Awards for 2021

October, 26, 2021

NORTH GRENVILLE, ON - North Grenville’s Council is once again seeking nominations for outstanding individuals and groups who volunteer in service to our citizens and community to be honoured with a Civic Award.

“The Civic Awards program is an annual opportunity to recognize and celebrate the contributions and accomplishments that North Grenville’s residents, businesses and organizations make each year on behalf of our community,” said Mayor Nancy Peckford.

“We recognize that COVID-19 has changed how community groups and individuals have contributed to our community in this past year, and these awards give Municipal Council a chance to recognize those community leaders that have stepped up in 2021. We encourage individuals or organizations to nominate (no later than November 29) anyone who they believe merits our consideration for the 2021 awards,” added Mayor Peckford.

The Civic Awards are presented annually to one volunteer in each of the designated age groups, consisting of Youth (25 years and younger), Adult (26 to 55 years) and Senior (56 years and older), in addition to one group award, in the each of the following categories: 

  • Arts & Culture
  • Exemplary Work in the Community
  • Environment
  • Health & Wellness
  • Heritage
  • Recreation, Sport & Leisure
  • Seniors
  • Youth

New for 2021 - Agricultural Leadership - This award will recognize individual or group volunteers who have championed community-driven agricultural initiatives within North Grenville.

Nomination packages are available on the Municipal website (www.northgrenville.ca) and hard copies are available at the Municipal Centre and at the Public Library (1 Water St. in Kemptville and 1 Grenville St. in Burritt’s Rapids). The deadline to submit nominations is 5:00 p.m. on Monday, November 29, 2021.

The Mayor and Council of the Municipality of North Grenville established the Civic Awards Program to recognize and honour the selfless efforts and dedication of outstanding individuals and groups who volunteer in service to our citizens and community. 

More than 44 individuals and 7 community groups have been recognized since the program began in 2009.

For more information and to nominate an individual or organization visit: www.northgrenville.ca/live/community-involvement/civic-awards

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For More Information Contact:

Heather-Babcock-Cormier, Director of Legislative Services/Municipal Solicitor

613-258-9569 ext. 178

Jill Sturdy, Corporate Media Relations Officer

613-258-9569 ext. 168