Revelstoke Review hands out Community Leader Awards today!

The Revelstoke Review's first ever Community Leader Awards are being handed out today, June 20, at 5 p.m. in Grizzly Plaza.

The Revelstoke Review is handing out its inaugural Community Leader Awards at Grizzly Plaza today

The Revelstoke Review is handing out its inaugural Community Leader Awards at Grizzly Plaza today

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.