Thursday, March 12, 2015

Nanaimo Culture & Heritage Awards 2015

Celebrating the best of Nanaimo's culture and heritage

On Thursday, April 9, 2015, the City of Nanaimo will recognize the best of Nanaimo's culture and heritage with the 2015 Culture & Heritage Awards Ceremony.  The ceremony, an evening of recognition and local entertainment, will be held in the Port Theatre at 7:00 pm (doors open at 6:30 pm) to honour the following recipients:

EMERGING CULTURAL LEADER - Amanda Scott. Award is presented to up-and-coming leaders who have contributed significantly to the new landscape of cultural life in Nanaimo.

HONOUR IN CULTURE - Arlene Blundell. Award is presented to an individual, group or corporation that is known for their dedication and support of the cultural fabric of Nanaimo.

EXCELLENCE IN CULTURE - Grant Leier & Nixie Barton. Award is presented to an organization or individual that has achieved regional and/or national recognition in the field of arts and culture.

HERITAGE BUILDING REHABILITATION (Residential) - McCourt Residence, owned by Andrea Saam-Lawry and Tim Lawry. Awards are designed to formally recognize the efforts made by individual property owners to conserve and rehabilitate Nanaimo’s heritage buildings.

HERITAGE BUILDING REHABILITATION (Institutional) - St. Paul's Anglican Church, owned by the Anglican Diocese of BC. Awards are designed to formally recognize the efforts made by individual property owners to conserve and rehabilitate Nanaimo’s heritage buildings.

Everyone is welcome to attend.  Tickets are free but must be reserved.  To reserve your tickets, contact the Port Theatre Box Office (250-754-8550) or online at www.porttheatre.com.

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