Community Achievement Award

The District of Coldstream is shaped by the people who live here and especially by the contributions of extraordinary, community-minded individuals.

The District of Coldstream Community Achievement Award celebrates individuals who go above and beyond in their dedication and service to others and who devote time and energy to making their communities more caring, dynamic, beautiful, healthy and unique. They inspire by their example.

Who is eligible for this award?
Any current or former resident of the District of Coldstream is eligible for nomination. Exceptions are current members of Council and District staff. Posthumous nominations will not be accepted.

Who does this award honour?
This award is to honour people who have made a significant contribution through outstanding service and volunteerism that provide a benefit to the community.

Why should I nominate someone for a District of Coldstream Community Achievement Award?
This award is a way to acknowledge a community member who has contributed significantly to our community.

How are the recipients selected?
The District of Coldstream Council will review the nominations and select the recipients. In their evaluation, Council will consider the impact of the individual's contribution as well as factors such as community impact, commitment and length of service.

What does the award recipient receive?
Formal recognition will be made at a Council meeting in late October or early November. Recipients will be presented with a certificate and District of Coldstream commemorative pin.

How do I nominate someone for this award?
Complete a nomination form along with one or more letters from individuals or organizations that describe the value and impact of the nominee's contributions to our community. Nominations will remain confidential between the nominator and the District of Coldstream.

The deadline for nominations is September 30th each year. Nominations received after September 30th will be considered in the following year.

Fill out the printer-friendly nomination form (15Kb PDF) and mail the completed nomination package to:

District of Coldstream
Community Achievement Awards
9901 Kalamalka Road
Coldstream, BC V1B 1L6

For further information, please contact:

Keri-Ann Austin
Director of Corporate Administration
District of Coldstream
Phone 250-545-5304
Fax 250-545-4733
Email kaustin@district.coldstream.bc.ca