The Town of Grimsby hosts a Civic Recognition Program every 2 years.  The program is generally hosted in the Spring of even calendar years, and nominations become available a few months prior to the date. Due to COVID-19, the scheduled Civic Recognition for 2020 was postponed, and a new nomination period is open for 2021 awards in its place. 

2021 Civic Recognition Awards

We are now accepting nominations for the 2021 awards. Please review the categories below and the Civic Recognition Policy before submitting a nomination. 

Submit a Nomination 

Nomination Deadline: March 25th 2021 @ 4:30pm

2021 Award Ceremony

In order to ensure the recognition of all recipients while promoting a safe environment, the 2021 awards will not take place in person and are planned to feature the following components:

  • A premier of an awards ceremony video, featuring a collection of prerecorded video/messages and highlights of recipients.
  • Weekly posts on Town of Grimsby social media throughout 2021 featuring each recipient and details of their accomplishments.
  • A complete list of all recipients hosted on the Town of Grimsby website.

Civic Recognition Categories:

Special Achievement Award

  • Citizens who have achieved Provincial, National or International Recognition and, in doing so, have brought honour to the Town of Grimsby.
  • Citizens who have completed special projects, voluntary in nature, that have brought favourable publicity to the community or that have contributed positively to the Grimsby community.
  • Citizens who have achieved a special milestone through community service efforts. (eg.  50th anniversary of a volunteer organization serving local purposes).

Outstanding Volunteer Award

  • Those who in the view of  Town Council, have contributed significantly to the quality of life in the community through their volunteer efforts.

NEW - Outstanding Volunteer Award - COVID 19 Adapt and Recover 

  • Citizens and community organizations who have contributed significant volunteer efforts towards Grimsby’s COVID-19 recovery. (E.g. providing assistance and support to residents impacted by the pandemic.

Advertisements for the program will be posted in the newspaper, on social media, and in community buildings.

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