Civic Awards - Spirit of Peachland

As Dr. Henry has advised that mass gatherings will not be permitted during the COVID-19 crisis, the Civic Awards ceremony will be cancelled. Council will determine how to release the 2019 results. Please check back for more details in the near future.


Each year, outstanding residents are recognized for their service through the “Spirit of Peachland Civic Awards”.

Nominations for 2019 will open in February 2020 for the following awards recognizing achievements or actions from 2019:

  • Peachland Excellence Awards: A Peachland resident, youth and/or group who gave significant service or had a significant achievement in a specific category during the past year. Categories include but are not restricted to: Arts, Culture, Sports, Recreation, Heritage, Environment & Conservation, Community Inclusion or Accessibility, Volunteerism, Leadership, Health Promotion, and Community Spirit. Other categories can be created by the nominee but will be judged by the committee as to their merit.

  • Unsung Hero: An individual whose everyday actions and quiet efforts have made a significant impact on the lives of others.

  • Lifetime Service: Peachland resident or group, in recognition of a minimum of 15 years dedicated service to the community.

  • Green Citizen Award: A resident who protects and restores our natural environment.

  • Youth Citizen of the Year: A School age youth who demonstrates outstanding leadership or makes significant contributions to youth and/or the community.

  • Citizen of the Year: A Peachland resident making the greatest contribution to the improvement of the community.

How To Nominate

  • Nominations for the 2019 Civic Awards will be accepted beginning in February 2020.

    2019 Nomination Form

    2019 Green Citizen Nomination Form

  • Write a nomination letter providing details to support the nomination (i.e.: Consider the individuals role or contribution; their talents or unique gifts; and/or their impact in the community or on a special population)
  • Provide 1-3 letters of support
  • Total package not to exceed 8 pages (8.5x11 paper format)
  • Completed packages can be returned:

  • -by email to Legislative Clerk
    -to the District Office (5806 Beach Ave)
    -to the Community Centre (4450 6th Street)

  • Nomination deadline is March 6, 2020, at 12:00 noon.

    Selections will be based on the nominee’s achievements and contributions for the year of 2019


    Upon request, the following municipal awards are also presented at the Civic Awards Ceremony:

    • Wedding Anniversary: Awarded upon request, to Peachland Residents celebrating their 50, 60 or 70th Wedding Anniversary.

    • Freedom of the Municipality: Granted upon request to Peachland Residents who have reached their 100th birthday or to residents who have lived in Peachland for more than 75 years.

    How To Submit for Recognition

    Submit the person(s) name, address, phone number to:

    -the District Office (5806 Beach Ave) or the Community Centre (4450 6th Street)

    -email the Legilsative Clerk


    The following awards are selected by Mayor and Council

    • Councillors Award of Merit
      Any person or group, local or otherwise, making a significant contribution to our community, as decided by the District Councillors.

    • Mayors Award of Merit
      Any person or group, local or otherwise, making a significant contribution to our community, as decided by the Mayor.