City now accepting Unsung Hero Community Awards nominations for 2019

The City of Fredericton Unsung Hero Community Awards are meant to acknowledge those individuals who go above and beyond to help build and shape their community and who help bolster the work of social groups and organizations that offer recreational, cultural, or charitable services to the community.

If you know of someone who is deserving of either of such an award, please nominate them by filling out the online form or downloading a printable copy from the City’s website (see link below). The nomination deadline is Monday, March 25, 2019 at 8:00 am

Here are some examples of the activities for which you can nominate a person or a group:

  • Arts. Developing, strengthening or building the arts and culture community through volunteer efforts or board service in various artistic disciplines (drama, dance, film, music, poetry, etc).
  • Awareness. Involvement in a project, initiative, service, or media that promotes awareness of an issue.
  • First Nation Relations & Culture. Fostering connections between members of First Nation communities with the general population in Fredericton.
  • Francophone Relations & Culture. Helping promote Francophone culture within the City of Fredericton.
  • Gender & Sexual Minorities. Creating awareness of gender and sexual minorities issues.
  • Recreation & Sport. Encouraging the involvement of persons of all ages and origins in local recreation/sport.
  • Seniors & Persons with Disabilities. Providing appropriate care and support for seniors or persons with disabilities while helping to combat isolation.
  • Tutoring. Developing or delivering programs/activities that build skills or knowledge of persons in need to participate fully in all aspects of our community.
  • Women. Supporting the participation of women in leadership roles within our society.
  • Youth. Encouraging youth engagement and leadership within our society.
  • Other. Any other category that you think is pertinent to this award

The awards will be presented on Friday, April 26, 2019 on behalf of Mayor and Council.  All winners and their guests will be invited to attend a reception at City Hall at noon that day to formally accept their awards.

For more information about the awards, please visit www.fredericton.ca/unsunghero or contact Recreation, Culture and Community Development at 506-460-2272 or adam.grant@fredericton.ca.