Do you know someone who deserves an award for service to Kamloops?

KAMLOOPS - The City is looking to acknowledge some of the Kamloopsians who dedicate time and service to the community.

The annual Distinguished Service Awards were started by the Mayor and council to honour those who have dedicated time and service to the well-being of the community and its citizens.

Last year's winners included Sandra Blair, Graham Cope, Pat Decker, Jessie Ann Fleming, Trevor Jensen, Niki Remesz and Anthony Salituro. This year, the awards have been split into three categories by age: youth, young adult and adult.

Consider the following criteria for Kamloopsians you know and be sure to get a nomination form into the city by Feb. 28.


-They can’t be a present member of council, city staff or city group.
-They can’t have received ‘Freedom of the City’, a Centennial Medal, or a previous Distinguished Service Award.
-They must have demonstrated commitment to various endeavours or services to the community over a period of time.
-They must have been a Kamloops resident during their service.
-You can’t nominate a family member.
-The service must have been volunteer.

A formal reception will be held for winners. Get your nomination form online here.

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