Awards

The Township recognizes many awards and nominates people from North Kawartha as appropriate: County Recognition Awards, Senior of the Year, Staff Awards and Volunteer Awards

Are you recognizing a special event such as a 75th Birthday or 50th Wedding Anniversary? Please contact the Clerk to arrange for a Certificate from the Township. To obtain certificates from the province contact our MPP, Dave Smith or from the federal government, our MP, Michelle Ferreri to make arrangements.

County Recognition Awards

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The County of Peterborough Recognition Awards are held annually. Anyone can nominate a person or group who resides in the County of Peterborough who has raised the profile or made extraordinary contribution to our community. The Peterborough County Awards and Bursaries Committee review the nominations and make recommendations to County Council. County Council then selects the recipients and announces the winners in May.

The deadline for submitting the Recognition Awards Nomination Form is annually on March 15th.

View the eligibility requirements and instructions for making a nomination.

Please see the Peterborough County Recognition Awardsfor more information.

Please contact the Clerk for more information about the County of Peterborough Recognition Awards.

Senior of the Year

The Ontario Senior of the Year Award gives each municipality in Ontario the opportunity to honour one outstanding local Ontarian who after the age of 65 has enriched the social, cultural or civic life of his or her community.

The Ontario Senior of the Year Award gives each municipality in Ontario the opportunity to honour one outstanding local Ontarian who after the age of 65 has enriched the social, cultural or civic life of his or her community.

The 2023 Senior of the Year Award was presented Frank Pacheco.  Frank was presented her certificate by Mayor Carolyn Amyotte and attended a meeting of Council on June 20, 2023

Staff Awards
Council presents Long Standing Service Awards to staff. Staff is also recognized by Council for diplomas, certifications, certificates and awards they have achieved related to their municipal responsibilities. Our employees are members of many associations related to their job function. Many of these organizations provide education and training courses designed to keep staff up to date on legislation, current best practices, health and safety and skills development.
Volunteer Awards

North Kawartha participates in the Ontario Volunteer Service Awards organized by the Ministry of Citizenship and Immigration. This award recognizes individuals for 5 to 60 plus years of continuous service in a given organization. Youth are recognized for 2 or more years of volunteer service.

Please contact the Clerk for more information or visit the Ontario Volunteer Service Awards website.

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