Thursday, February 25, 2021 - 12:00 PM

Applause St. John’s: Nominations Open for Annual Awards

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Throughout the year, the City of St. John's celebrates and recognizes the outstanding achievements of individuals, teams, groups and businesses in a variety of areas. Nominations for various awards are now open.

Volunteer
The Building Healthy Communities Volunteer Award recognize residents of any age who contribute to making St. John’s a better place to live, work and play.

The award is open to St. John’s residents with awards to be presented in Youth, Community Group and Adult/Senior divisions. Deadline for nominations is Friday, March 26.

Tourism
As a result of this extraordinary year and the significant challenges and impacts on the tourism industry, the City has modified the presentation of the Tourism Awards to present only the pinnacle Legend Award that recognizes an individual or group who has made significant contributions to the enhancement of tourism in St. John’s.

Recipients of the Legend Award are recognized for their contributions to the tourism industry in St. John’s over a lifetime, not just one year. Deadline for nominations is Friday, April 9.
 
Youth

The City of St. John’s Junior and Senior Youth of the Year Awards is open to St. John’s residents between the ages of 12 to 18 years old.

The awards are designed to honour young people in the community, who through their volunteer contributions, extracurricular activities and community involvement have helped to make St. John’s a better place to live. Deadline for nominations is Thursday, April 15.

Senior of the Year
The City recognizes a senior citizen, age 60+, who has made significant volunteer contributions by improving the quality of life of citizens through community involvement including but not limited to music, sports, recreation, arts and/or community service.

This award is generously sponsored by Tiffany Village Retirement Living. Deadline for nominations is Friday, May 7.