Nominations will be accepted until Thursday, March 19, 2015 at 2 p.m.

Volunteer Service Award 

These awards are divided into five years, 10 years, 15 years and 20+ years of continuous service to the Aurora community.

Criteria

  • Nomination form must be accompanied by a letter of reference verifying the years of continuous service.

Online Nomina​tion Form

Youth Volunteer Achievement Award

​This award is presented to a young citizen for volunteer efforts (excluding school requirements) who has made a significant contribution to the community.

Criteria

  • Individuals must be 19 years of age or younger and have volunteered on behalf of or within The Town of Aurora for at least two years.
  • Nomination form must be accompanied by a letter detailing the individual's contribution.

Online Nomina​tion Form​

Civic Appreciation Award

​This award was established to recognize Aurora's individuals and groups who have received provincial, national or international recognition.

Criteria

  • Individuals and local organized groups must have been recognized for their achievements at a provincial, national or international level.
  • Individuals must be residents of The Town of Aurora or own a business in The Town of Aurora that has been recognized for provincial, national or international achievements.
  • Nomination form must be accompanied by proof of the provincial, national or international recognition.

Online Nomina​tion Form​

​Outstanding Achievement Award - Individual

This award is presented to an individual who has been outstanding in our community.

Criteria

  • Nomination form must be accompanied by a letter detailing the individual's contribution.

Online Nomina​tion Form​

​Outstanding Achieve​ment Award - Non-Profit Organization

This award is presented to a non-profit organization that has been outstanding in our community.

Criteria:

  • Nomination form must be accompanied by a letter detailing the non-profit organization's contribution.

Online Nomina​tion Form​

Good Neighbour Award

​This award acknowledges and thanks those who continually demonstrate generosity, kindness and consideration towards their neighbours. This award was inspired by the late Frank Camenzuli who lived in Aurora for 45 years. He was the neighbour you could always count on. Whether your car wouldn't start or your bicycle didn't work, Frank would fix it. He was the neighbour who always said 'hello' whether he knew you or not. Like Frank Camenzuli, there are many good neighbours among us who make a difference in our daily lives and our community.

Criteria

  • This award will be presented annually to one (1) resident of Aurora.
  • Nominee cannot be an elected official, someone seeking elected office or employed by The Town of Aurora.
  • Nominees will not be considered for this award if their nomination involved monetary compensation or fulfilling duties of their employment.
  • Nomination form must be accompanied by a letter detailing the individual's contribution.

Online Nomina​tion Form​

Johnsons Cultural Achievement Award

​Mr. and Mrs. Johnson lived in Aurora and were instrumental in developing the Arts in the Town. Mr. Johnson led the Town Band and Mrs. Johnson taught arts and craft classes. This award recognizes individuals or groups who have made a significant contribution to the community through the Arts.

Criteria

  • Nominee must have made a significant impact on the Arts locally or provincially in the previous year.
  • Nomination form must be accompanied by a letter detailing the individual's or group's contribution.

Online Nomina​tion Form​ ​

Quarter Century Organization

​This award was presented for the first time in 1993 and will continue to be presented annually to a deserving organization encompassing cultural groups, sports groups or service groups to recognize length of service in the community. The award specifically honours a quarter century of achievements.

Criteria

  • Nomination form must be accompanied by a letter detailing the group's or organization's contribution.

Online Nomina​tion Form​ 

Community Organization of the Year

​This award is to be presented to a deserving group that has provided outstanding contribution, commitment and leadership to our community over the preceding year.

Criteria

  • Nomination form must be accompanied by a letter detailing the organization's contribution.

Online Nomina​tion Form​

Bob Harman Memorial Award

Bob Harman, a lifelong resident of the Town of Aurora, died at the early age of 42 in April 1977. Mr. Harman unselfishly gave of his time for more than 20 years. He was active all his life in baseball and hockey, both as a player and a coach. He served on the Town of Aurora's Recreation Committee and other recreation-related committees. Mr. Harman was indeed a "Volunteer's Volunteer."

Criteria

  • Nominee must have made a distinct contribution to the field of recreation in The Town of Aurora.
  • Nominee should have made a significant volunteer contribution to The Town of Aurora.
  • Nominee should have demonstrated leadership and direction to the community.
  • Nominee must have at least 15 years of continuous volunteerism ending no more than three (3) years ago.
  • Nomination form must be accompanied by a letter detailing the individual's contribution.

Online Nomina​tion Form​

​Citizen of the Year Award

The Town of Aurora's Citizen of the Year Award is an annual event recognizing the exceptional contributions made by a local citizen to our community.

The Citizen of the Year Award has been awarded by the Town of Aurora since 1970. The award recipient is selected by the Office of the Mayor in consultation with a small group of dedicated community volunteers who evaluate nominations submitted by residents.

Criteria

  • Nominees must be a citizen of the Town of Aurora who are at least 16 years of age, excluding elected Members of Council or employees of the Town of Aurora.
  • Nominations may be made by an individual citizen, a group of citizens, and/or a Town organization.
  • Nomination form must be accompanied by a letter of no more than two pages, detailing the recent or ongoing activities or contributions of the nominee in the Town of Aurora. These activities should demonstrate all-round community involvement rather than a specific activity or contribution.

*Special consideration may be given to nominees younger than 16 years of age, if the evaluation group deems such a nomination applicable and the nominee meets all other criteria.

**The evaluation group will give priority to nominations that recognize a nominee's recent or ongoing activities or contributions to the Town of Aurora. Special consideration may be given to posthumous nominations or to nominees whose activities or contributions occurred more than three (3) years ago, if the evaluation group deems such nominations applicable and the nominee meets all other criteria.

Online Nomina​tion Form

​Nominations will be accepted until Thursday, March 19, 2015 at 2 p.m.

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