Welcome to the City of St. Catharines awards programs web page. Here you will find descriptions and links to the City's awards, recognizing individuals whose contributions and efforts make our city a better place live.
The St. Catharines Arts Awards recognize and celebrate excellence in all areas of artistic creation. The Arts Awards seek to increase the visibility of St. Catharines' artists and cultural industries, honour cultural leaders and their achievements, and cultivate financial and volunteer support for the arts sector.
The Trillium Awards recognize our greatest community assets: the individuals and groups who strive to improve our city through dedication, skills and vision. The Trillium Awards honour contributions in horticulture and greening; recognizing the beauty, meaning and authenticity they each bring to our lives.
Given annually, the Volunteer Recognition Awards recognize those outstanding volunteers whose unselfish and dedicated service to an organization has made a significant difference in the community.
Nominations are open to youth and adult volunteers, who will be presented with their awards at a banquet hosted by the Mayor and councillors on Tuesday, April 12, 2016. Every nominee plus one guest will be invited to attend the evening free of charge. Additionally, one award is given each to a youth volunteer under 19 years of age and an adult volunteer. The deadline for nominations is Friday, March 18, 2016.