Nominations open for new Loyalist Township Civic Awards

Photo by Ken Lund.

Do you know an individual or organization who deserves to be recognized for their volunteer efforts within Loyalist Township? Nominate them for the Loyalist Township Civic Award.

“Loyalist Township recognizes the significant impact that volunteer groups, non-profit organizations and individuals have within our community,” the Township said in a media release dated Friday, Apr. 12, 2024.

“Our new Civic Awards program honours the meaningful contributions and roles that volunteering and community service have in making Loyalist Township a thriving, innovative, and sustainable place to live, work and grow.”

According to the release, nomination forms can be found online at and can be submitted online or in person at the Odessa Municipal Office before the closing deadline of Friday, Apr. 26, 2024.

“Citizens are invited to nominate local individuals and/or groups who have volunteered their time to make a positive impact on the community through projects, initiatives, events, and goodwill service,” the Township expressed.

Learn more about the new Civic Awards on the Loyalist Township website.

The following details were provided by Loyalist Township in the release:

Whom can you nominate?
Individuals, groups, or non-profit organizations who volunteer their time and skills while showcasing unprecedented dedication to the community of Loyalist Township. They must be a resident of, business owner within, or directly serve Loyalist Township. The same individual, group, or non-profit organization can be nominated for multiple categories but will only receive recognition for one award per year.

Award Categories

  • Citizen of the Year – Bill Lowry Award
  • Junior Citizen of the Year
  • Senior Citizen of the Year
  • Organization of the Year
  • ResiLient Community Award

Award Selection Process and Ceremony

All nominations received by the submission deadline will be evaluated by Loyalist Township Council and Council will select the recipients. As a nominator, you will be informed of receipt of the nomination, as well as the result of the evaluation, following the selection process. Recipients will be contacted in the first week of June and the awards will be presented each year at the Bath Canada Day Celebrations.    

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