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Celebrate the best of Guelph with the Community Builders Awards

Nominate the most innovative businesses, impactful charities and extraordinary individuals making a difference in Guelph
Nominations are now open for the Guelph Community Builders Awards. Photo: 2023 Award winners

Nominations are now open for the Guelph Community Builders Awards, an event that celebrates the individuals and organizations making Guelph a better place for all.

The Awards recognize exceptional achievements in the categories of Arts, Economic Development, Education, Environment, Hall of Fame, Health Care, Legacy, Sports and Recreation, Young Leader and Unsung Hero.

Open to all residents, businesses and organizations in Guelph, the Community Builders Awards serve as a platform to spotlight those who often work tirelessly behind the scenes, fostering positive change within the community.

“The world's troubled and we need to help and do what we can for those in need,” said Jim Estill, owner and CEO of Danby Appliances and winner of last year’s Hall of Fame Award. 

Beyond the honour of receiving an award, the Community Builders Awards offer a unique opportunity for winners to inspire others by showcasing their impactful work, encouraging active community engagement.

“It feels really important to be part of stories and lives as they're happening and to make an impact on the place that you live,” reflected Dan Evans, part of Guelph Neighbourhood Support Coalition and winner of the Unsung Hero Award last year. “I work with incredible co-workers and volunteers, I would like to reverse this award and give it to them all!”

The 10 winners will be presented with an award at an intimate ceremony and highlighted in GuelphToday feature articles, providing them with well-deserved recognition.

If you know a business, charity or individual making a significant impact on the local community, nominate them for an award today at Nominations are open until April 12, 2024. 

Join us in honouring those who go above and beyond to build our community in Guelph.

GuelphToday is proud to make a difference in our community by highlighting extraordinary individuals and organizations with the Community Builders Awards, a foundational piece of our GuelphToday Cares program.

The GuelphToday Cares team's mission is to create meaningful change in Guelph - and inspire others to do the same.


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