Submissions should be approximately 250 words and include information such as:

  • length of time nominee has spent in the community
  • specific examples of the work and/or contributions he/she has made;
  • community associations and membership.

Please provide references of other individuals who may be able to provide further support on the nominee's behalf. Deadline for nominations: Friday, June 5, 2020

NOMINATION CATEGORIES:

COACH:
Makes a positive contribution to their sport. Is exemplary in developing skills and confidence in participants. A role model who inspires and encourages high athletic achievement.

COMMUNITY BUILDER:
Someone who has taken the initiative to engage a variety of local residents in an innovative or new community project or event. The initiative may assist different groups to work together, address a gap in community participation, or result in a more inclusive, engaged community.

VOLUNTEER:
This individual makes a positive contribution to the community by volunteering their time to a variety of causes. They are dedicated to making a difference in several initiatives.

YOUTH VOLUNTEER:
A youth that is 19 or under that makes a positive contribution in the community through volunteering. Someone who has committed to making a difference to an organization or individual.

MENTOR:
Makes a positive contribution by being a true leader. An influential counselor, teacher or educator that provides support or sponsorship. Demonstrates a high level of ethics and professional standards, is an inspirational motivator, excellent communicator, good listener and a reliable resource to the community.

COURAGE:
This person has risen above adversity or formidable challenges to become a success. As a result, they have had a positive effect on the people around them.

FRESH IMPACT:
This person has been in Kamloops less than 3 years but is already making an impact in the community in a leadership position in business, volunteer work or other community involvement.

ENVIRONMENTAL LEADER:
Everyone is talking about the carbon footprint, but this award celebrates a person who is walking their talk, whether it be riding their bike to work year-round, reusing and reducing, and taking great steps in setting an example for others to follow.

 

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