FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
August 12, 2010
Pillar Community Innovation Awards 2010
LONDON, ONTARIO – Share your stories. Inspire by example. Recognize deserving individuals and organizations.
The Pillar Community Innovation Awards celebrate nonprofits and charities and the businesses, government sector organizations and individuals who work together to make our community brighter. Last November, 330 people attended the annual Awards gala to honour the people and organizations that make a difference in London, and this year’s event promises to be even bigger.
The finalists for this year’s Pillar Community Innovation Awards have now been selected. The field has been narrowed to three finalists in each of the award categories: Community Innovation, Community Leadership, Community Impact, and Community Collaboration. They are:
Community Innovation Finalists
Boys & Girls Club of London
Tampon Tuesday - /A\ Television
Community Leadership Finalists
Joe Swe Hantha
Community Impact Finalists
Strathroy Middlesex General Hospital Auxiliary
Community Collaboration Finalists
London Clinical Psychology Residency Consortium
London HBT (Homophobia, Biphobia,& Transphobia) Working Group
London Police Services & London International Airport
These finalists have all made great contributions to the lives of everyday Londoners and surrounding communities. The Pillar Community Innovation Awards Gala takes place November 4 at the London Convention Centre. This is our opportunity to recognize their hard work and selfless dedication to make our community brighter. Award recipients will be announced the night of the Gala and will receive $2500 to be directed back to the registered charity of their choice.
Tickets are now available through the Pillar website. Prices are $50 for Pillar members and $65 for non-members. For more information, please visit www.pillarnonprofit.ca or phone at 519-433-7876.
Pillar gratefully acknowledges the generous sponsors who are making this event possible:
Libro Financial Group (Platinum sponsor)
Rogers TV / FreshFM103.1, Greatest Hits103.9, AM980 & FM96 (Gold sponsors)
About Pillar Nonprofit Network
Pillar Nonprofit Network is a voice for the nonprofit sector and supports nonprofit organizations in fulfilling their missions in our community.
We provide leadership, advocacy and support to the nonprofit sector through the promotion of volunteerism, professional development, networking, and information.
Pillar Nonprofit Network has over 200 members and individuals from sectors including environment, health, education, social services, arts, sports and faith.
Nicole St. John
Program & Event Coordinator
Pillar Nonprofit Network
251 Dundas St.
London, ON N6A 6H9
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