Nominations are being accepted for the 20th Annual Community & Rotary Awards which will be taking place at the Meaford Community Centre on Saturday, April 7th. The Community & Rotary Club Awards Nomination Form is available online or at the Meaford Chamber of Commerce office, 13 Nelson Street West. If completing the form online, please save the document and email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Deadline for Nominations is March 22, 2018
Most Improved Business Award
Presented to an existing business that has significantly expanded its operation or an improvement of the premises making the community more attractive
Awarded to a business with a commitment to local tourism through a welcoming attitude, awareness and promotion of local attractions.
Customer Service Award
Presented to a business that consistently goes out of its way to provide superior service to its customers.
Presented to an agribusiness that has invested in sustainable farming practices and has successfully developed innovative products, processes and marketing channels.
Special Merit Award
Presented to a volunteer organization or service club for exceptional effort over the past year that has enhanced the quality of life within our community.
The Peter Francis Memorial Award
Presented to an individual who has demonstrated exemplary volunteer leadership over many years and who has made a significant contribution to community development in the Municipality of Meaford. This individual must exhibit strong leadership through example. This is a lifetime achievement award. (Note: this award will not necessarily be awarded each year).
Business Owner of the Year Award
Presented to an owner who has made an outstanding contribution to the Municipality of Meaford.
Leadership within a business.
Dedication to the betterment of the whole community
Care for the environment
Sound employee relations
Farmer of the Year Award
Presented to an individual(s) who are responsible for the betterment of agriculture and rural living in the Municipality of Meaford and demonstrates leadership, volunteerism, youth participation, community service and special achievements.
The Rotary Youth Citizen of the Year Award
Awarded to an individual, ( or group), 20 years of age or younger, who have made a positive difference in their community. For example, champions in their school or community, young careers, fundraisers, volunteers or have shown courage in challenging situations.
The Rotary Club Citizen of the Year Award
Awarded to an individual or couple who have brought credit or distinction to our community, enhanced life or provided a benefit to our community or represented an effort over and above normal volunteer work