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Community Awards

2015 Community Awards Graphic

Celebrating good things happening in Cambridge & North Dumfries.

The Cambridge Chamber of Commerce recognizes the amazing work of our local non-profit organizations at the Community Awards each year. Nominations are now open!

This program recognizes the achievements of the Not-For-Profits, Charities and Services Groups in our communities.

Save the date: November 24, 2015
Reception 5:30pm – 6:30pm
Awards 6:30-8pm

Award Categories are as follows – for more details and to nominate a person or organization CLICK HERE:

Best Corporate/Non-For Profit Partnership:
You formed a partnership with a corporation that went beyond mere donations in your corporate-non-for-profit efforts.

Best Marketing Campaign:
Recognizes an outstanding promotional marketing campaign that generated awareness of your organization and saw positive results.  The campaign may have been executed through  print, email, web, mobile, social media or a combination.

Best Event of the Year:
For an event or program that was implemented by your organization, which made a huge or important impact, that increased awareness and/or boosted the bottom line.

Service Club of the Year:
This award recognizes the commitment and activities of service clubs to the Cambridge and Township of North Dumfries  communities. The Award will be presented to the Service club who, through the contribution made by its members resulted in the betterment of our communities or people’s lives who live in our communities.

Employee of the Year:
The Employee of the Year Award acknowledges outstanding service of an employee who has consistently excelled in his/her work. The individual has consistently and clearly surpass performance requirements of his/her position, has made significant contributions toward reaching the organizations goals and objectives, has demonstrate dedication to the organization, and has exhibit a high level of leadership and cooperation in working with other employees, volunteers and the general public.

Volunteer of the Year:
Nominees must have been involved in volunteering for the equivalent of at least 100 hours over a 12-month period. Nominees must have volunteered for a legitimate not-for-profit organization, service club or community group. The communities of Cambridge/Township of North Dumfries or Waterloo Region must be significant beneficiaries of the nominee’s volunteer work.

Youth Volunteer of the Year:
Nominees must be 18 years or younger. Nominees must have volunteered for a legitimate not-for-profit organization, service group or community group. The communities of Cambridge/Township of North Dumfries or Waterloo Region must be significant beneficiaries of the nominee’s volunteer work.

Not-For-Profit – Under 10 Employees:
Are you a not for profit organization or service club that provides outstanding programs, services, events or campaigns that support the needs of the community and its residents? Does your organization successfully raise awareness of issues affecting the community and successfully raise funds to support its mission and goals?

Not-For-Profit – 11 Employees and Over:
Are you a not for profit organization or service club that provides outstanding programs, services, events or campaigns that support the needs of the community and its residents? Does your organization successfully raise awareness of issues affecting the community and successfully raise funds to support its mission and goals?

Lifetime Achievement Award:
Awarded to an individual who, over the past 25 years or more, has made significant contributions to the community and has improved the quality of life for citizens or whose accomplishments have brought recognition to the Waterloo Region.(Selected by the Chamber Board)

*Submissions are based on September 1, 2014 – September 1, 2015

 

 

Lisa Short

Lisa Short

Former Executive Director (2013-2017)

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