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2022 Award Nominations - Town of Tecumseh

Deadline

The deadline for submitting applications for all awards is Friday, February 17, 2023.  Applications will be considered at the Tuesday, March 14, 2023 Special Meeting of Council at 6:00 pm.

Please call 519-735-2184, ext. 117 if you experience any difficulties completing this form. 

Process                                                                                                                       

All information received as part of the nominations will be reviewed by Tecumseh Council or a Committee appointed by Council.

Confidentiality                                                                                     

Any person can submit a nominee for any of the awards. Please note that all information is confidential and protected by the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act and follow the Town's Privacy Policy.

Information on Awards

1.  Donald "Donny" Massender Memorial Volunteer Award

The Town of Tecumseh established the Donald “Donny” Massender Memorial Volunteer Award in 2010 to annually recognize a person who has made exceptional contributions to the citizens of the Town, or the public at large and is well-known for his/her work as an outstanding fundraiser, advocate and supporter of charitable organization(s).

Recipients of the Donald “Donny” Massender Memorial Volunteer Award are recognized for the highest level of volunteerism and public service and demonstrate an unselfish desire to help others and have a compassion to assist those in need.

Eligibility                                                                                                                    

  • Nominees must be a resident of the Town.
  • No person shall receive the award posthumously.
  • Nominees must have had a significant level of volunteerism and public service that has benefited the citizens of the Town, or the public at large.
  • The award is limited to an individual.
  • Open to all age groups.

2.  Dr. Henri Breault Community Excellence Award 

The Town of Tecumseh established the Dr. Henri Breault Community Excellence Award in 2000 to annually recognize a person who has displayed continued dedication and perseverance to a cause or causes that have ultimately benefitted the citizens of the Town of Tecumseh and the general public at large.

Recipients of the Dr. Henri Breault Community Excellence Award are recognized for the highest level of excellence and achievement in any field and are the best of Tecumseh's caring and diverse community who stand as a shining example for everyone.

Eligibility                                                                                                                    

  • Nominees must be a resident of the Town.
  • No person shall receive the award posthumously.
  • Nominees must have had a significant accomplishment(s) that has benefitted the citizens of the Town, or the public at large.
  • The award is not limited to an individual and may include a family, group, or company.
  • Open to all age groups.

3.  Senior of the Year Award

The Ontario Senior of the Year Award gives each municipality in Ontario the opportunity to honour one outstanding local Ontarian who, after the age of 65, has enriched the social, cultural or civic life of his or her community.

Recipients of the Senior of the Year Award are recognized for having enriched the social, cultural or civic life of the community without thought of personal or financial gain.

Eligibility                                                                                                                    

  • Nominees must be a resident of the Town.
  • No person shall receive the award posthumously.
  • Nominees must have made their community a better place to live.
  • Seniors who qualify for this award may have contributed in many different fields, such as the arts, literature, community service, voluntarism, education, fitness and sport or humanitarian activities.
  • The award is limited to an individual and must be at least 65 years of age.

4.  Youth of the Year Award

The Town of Tecumseh established the Youth of the Year Award in 2020 to annually recognize a person, under the age of 23, who has enriched the social, cultural or civic life of the community that has ultimately benefited the citizens of the Town of Tecumseh and the general public at large without thought of personal or financial gain. 

Recipients of the Youth of the Year Award are recognized for displaying continued dedication and leadership and are the best of Tecumseh’s caring and diverse community who stand as a shining example for everyone.

Eligibility

  • Nominees must be a resident of Town.
  • No person shall receive the award posthumously.
  • Must demonstrate outstanding community engagement in activities such as, but not limited to, volunteerism, community-based learning or research, outreach partnership, and curricular engagement.
  • The award is limited to an individual who must be under 23 years of age.
  • Must be enrolled in school (elementary, secondary or post secondary).


 

Person Being Nominated Information

Nominator Information

Summary

Description of the Nominee

Written Testimonials

Please provide at least two (2) written testimonials (signed) who can attest to the value and impact of the nominee's achievements.

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