Community Awards

West Vancouver is a special place where people volunteer their time and talents and together have built a cherished community and quality of life. The Community Awards are one way we can recognize the efforts of a few and the commitment of so many to the betterment of West Vancouver.

Nominate a person or group for a Community Award!

Community Award Nomination Form

Categories

Arts & Culture Award

In recognition of individuals or groups who make exceptional contributions to the visual, literary and performing arts, or who advocate for cultural diversity and vitality.

Civic Commitment Award

In recognition of unsung heroes, individuals or groups who make outstanding contributions to the community, lead others by example, and inspire excellence. This award recognizes civic commitment in dynamic participation, leadership, and active citizenship.

Environment Award

In recognition of individuals or groups who make significant contributions in environmental stewardship, protection, or education.

Heritage Award

In recognition of individuals or groups who make noteworthy contributions toward the preservation of West Vancouver’s natural, built, and cultural heritage through conservation projects, education, awareness, or advocacy.

Health, Wellness & Activity Award

In recognition of individuals or groups who make exceptional contributions toward enhancing health, well-being, and active lifestyles in the community of West Vancouver.

Recognition of recipients

Award recipients will be recognized at a Special Council meeting ceremony.

2016 Community Award Recipients

West Vancouver honoured seven individuals and three groups with Community Awards on Tuesday, November 15, 2016, at a special awards presentation at the Kay Meek Centre for Performing Arts. 

The awards were presented by members of West Vancouver Council, with winners selected by the District’s Awards Committee.

Learn more about the 2016 Community Award Winners

Arts & Culture

  • Ferry Building Gallery Volunteers

Community Commitment

  • Joan Townsend
  • Mary Bayes
  • Michael Markwick
  • West Vancouver BC SPCA Volunteers

Environment

  • David Cook

Health, Wellness & Activity

  • Hershel and Marguerite Hardin

Heritage

  • Bas Collins
  • Hollyburn Lodge Renewal Project volunteers
2015 Community Award Recipients

Read more about 2015 award recipients

Arts & Culture

  • Liane Dickson
  • Chris Stringer
  • Urszula Sulinska

Civic Commitment

  • Ambleside Tiddlycove Lions Club
  • Rotary Club of West Vancouver Sunrise
  • Robert Clark
  • James Stout
  • Carolanne Reynolds
  • Friends of the Library

Environment

  • Alexandra Mancini

Health, Wellness & Activity

  • Jane Baynham
  • Mike Cupit

Heritage

  • David Barker
2014 Community Award Recipients

Arts & Culture

Civic Commitment

Environment

Health, Wellness & Activity

Heritage

2012 Community Award recipients

Arts Award

  • Merla Beckerman
  • Doug MacCaulay

Environment Award

  • Elspeth and Ray Bradbury
  • Elizabeth Hardy
  • John Nightingale
  • Environmental Protection Network
  • Shoreline Preservation Society

Heritage Award

  • Rod Day

Volunteer

If you would like to volunteer your time or talent to our community, there is a volunteer opportunity for you!

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