Nominations open for 2019 Civic Awards

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Civic Award trophies on a table.

Nominations for the annual Civic Awards opened today. The awards celebrate the contributions of volunteers in arts and culture, athletics, community betterment, environmental stewardship and sustainability, accessibility and youth.

“The people of Peterborough make our City special through their dedication, generosity, talent and drive,” said Mayor Diane Therrien. “If you know someone who has made outstanding achievements as a volunteer in our community, please nominate them for a 2019 City of Peterborough Civic Award.”

This year the Civic Awards will include the Mayor’s Youth Award recognizing outstanding youth aged 10 to 21 and the Holnbeck Award recognizing the achievements of volunteers from the City and County of Peterborough who have enhanced the quality of life for people with disabilities.

Nominations will be open until 4:30 p.m. on Friday, March 13, 2020. Nomination packages are available online at  and at City Hall, 500 George St. N. They can be submitted online or in person.

The awards ceremony will take place on June 9, 2020.

This information is also on our City of Peterborough website at


For further information, members of the media are invited to contact the undersigned:

Natalie Garnett

Deputy City Clerk

City of Peterborough

500 George Street North

Peterborough, ON  K9H 3R9

705-742-7777 ext. 1818