Nominations open for the 2023 Civic Awards

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Peterborough, ON - Nominations for the City of Peterborough 2023 Civic Awards are now open. The annual Civic Awards recognize and honour local volunteers and achievers in sports, arts, and culture who had outstanding achievements in 2023.

“It’s the people of Peterborough that make our City special,” said Mayor Jeff Leal. “If you know someone who had outstanding accomplishments in 2023 through sport or volunteerism in community, culture or environmental stewardship, let’s make sure they get recognized! Nominate them for a City of Peterborough Civic Award.”

Nominations are being accepted for the following categories:

  • Community Betterment
  • Cultural Betterment
  • Environmental Stewardship
  • Holnbeck Award
  • Adult Athlete of the Year
  • Athletic Award of Merit
  • Junior Athlete of the Year
  • Senior Athlete of the Year
  • Mayor's Youth Award
  • Volunteer of the Year
  • Youth Volunteer of the Year
  • Lifetime Achievement Award

Nomination packages are available using the interactive form online at and paper copies are available at City Hall, 500 George St. N. 

Nominations will be open until April 5, 2024, at 4:30 p.m. Awards will be presented publicly in June 2024.