You still have time to submit your nomination for the following community awards:

  • Community Legend Awardrecognizes a person of any age or an organization/group who has made a significant contribution to an activity, sport or community initiative as a volunteer, contributed to improving the quality of life of the Oshawa community, and/or made a significant impact on the Oshawa community at a grassroots level through arts and culture, sport or community initiatives.
  • Oshawa Culture Counts Awardscelebrate and honour the creative and cultural achievements of the community. Individuals, groups and/or organizations can be nominated or apply in three categories: Professional Artists Award, Emerging Artist Award, or Innovation and Creation Champion Award.
  • E.P. Taylor Windfields Farm Champion Awardis awarded every four years and celebrates someone who exemplifies innovation and has overcome adversity. This could include developing and implementing new ideas into tangible initiatives, programs or projects in the community, and/or leading transformational change that has impacted the community through innovation focused on products, organizational change or social impact.

Nominations will be accepted until 5 p.m. Friday, March 10, 2023. Oshawa City Council will present recipients with their awards at a Council meeting in spring 2023.

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