The Revelstoke Review’s first ever Community Leader Awards are being handed out today, June 20, at 5 p.m. in Grizzly Plaza.
We will be honouring 10 individuals who have made great contributions to our community in the following areas:
Coach: An individual that makes a positive contribution to their sport by fostering skills and confidence and high athletic achievement in their players.
Mentor: A community leader such as a counsellor, teacher or educator who provides support or sponsorship, inspirational motivation and is an ethical and professional role model.
Courage: An individual who has inspired those around them by overcoming challenges and adversity on the road to success.
Above and beyond: Someone who goes beyond the requirements of their job to make a positive contribution to their community.
Emergency Service: An emergency responder who has gone over and above the call of duty, selflessly accepting the risks of their job.
Volunteer: This individual makes a positive contribution to the community by volunteering their time to a variety of causes.
Youth volunteer: A person under 21 years of age who volunteers their time and makes a positive impact to the community.
Environmental leader: Someone who inspires others to be “green” by championing environmentally sustainable causes and projects.
Community Builder: Someone who has organized local residents in a new community project or event in order to foster participation and result in a more engaged community.
Organization: This business or community group goes above and beyond to serve the its members, customers and/or the community to make Revelstoke a better place to live.
We hope you can come out and celebrate the winners with us. Profiles will be published in a special section of next week’s Review.