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County of Simcoe Opens Nomination Period for the 2021 Virtual Newcomer Recognition Awards

 


Midhurst/August 12, 2021 – The County of Simcoe has opened the nomination period for the 2021 Virtual Newcomer Recognition Awards. The deadline to recognize deserving community champions is September 24, 2021.

Over the past eight years, the Simcoe County Local Immigration Partnership (LIP) has hosted this annual celebration to recognize outstanding community leaders and champions who take decisive action to enhance the lives of newcomers in Simcoe County. Similar to the 2020 event, the ninth annual Newcomer Recognition Awards celebration will once again be hosted virtually in November.

Application submissions should be returned via fax to 705-725-9539, or email to sclip@simcoe.ca. Individuals and/or organizations/businesses can be nominated for the following categories:

  • Community Champion
  • Immigrant Artist
  • Immigrant Entrepreneur
  • Immigrant Mentor
  • Service Excellence Award
  • Immigrant Youth
  • Youth Community Champion
  • Ethno-cultural Group Award
  • Culturally Diverse Workforce (organization/business)
  • Welcoming Work Environment (organization/business)
  • Marketing and Outreach (organization/business)
  • Multiculturalism through Education (educator/school)

For more information on the upcoming Newcomer Recognition Awards, or to download an application package, visit https://www.simcoe.ca/dpt/ccs/lip/newcomer-recognition-awards​.  

County of Simcoe is composed of sixteen member​ municipalities and provides crucial public services to County residents in addition to providing paramedic and social services to the separated cities of Barrie and Orillia. Visit our website at simcoe.ca.­­­­­­

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​CONTACTS

Collin Matanowitsch
Manager, Public Relations​
County of Simcoe, Service Simcoe Department
705-734-8386 (mobile)
Collin.Matanowitsch@simcoe.ca

Jen Straw
Public Relations Consultant
County of Simcoe, Service Simcoe Department
705-790-5979 (mobile)
Jennifer.Straw@simcoe.ca