Finalists Inspire Once Again for 11th Annual Pillar Community Innovation Awards

LONDON, ONTARIO, August 29, 2017 – Once again, the finalists for the Pillar Community Innovation Awards will inspire our community and remind us of the incredible heart and work from nonprofits, leaders and business. Represented by four categories; Innovation, Leadership, Impact and Collaboration, the selected finalists are examples of those who are making our community better and brighter.

Please join Pillar Nonprofit Network in congratulating this year’s Pillar Community Innovation Award finalists for their continued contribution to the community. The three finalists in each category, Innovation, Leadership, Impact and Collaboration are as follows: 

Community Innovation
(+) Positive Voice at Nokee Kwe
Childreach WILD CHILD Outdoor Playgroup
ATN’s Old East Village Grocer Project

Community Leadership
Justin Tiseo
Savanah Sewell
Wayne Dunn

Community Impact
George Bray Sports Association
SOUP: Southern Ontario Ukulele Players
Community Engaged Learning at Western University

Community Collaboration
London Interfaith Peace Camp
Care for Newcomer Children
Baby's Book Bag: Literacy Right From The Start

The Pillar Community Innovation Awards ceremony will take place on November 22 at the London Convention Centre. Award recipients will receive $2,000 to be directed to the registered charity of their choice and will be presented with a custom-designed award, accompanied by

their names engraved on the perpetual plaque in the Hudson’s Bay Passageway at the London Central Library.

If you are interested in attending the event, tickets can be purchase at

Thank you to our Platinum sponsor for the event, Libro Credit Union, and to our Award sponsors 3M, Rogers TV and FM96/AM980/Fresh103.1/Country104. 



About Pillar Nonprofit Network:

Pillar Nonprofit Network strengthens the impact of the nonprofit sector. We connect the three pillars - nonprofit, business and government - to create community impact. We spark innovation. For more information, please visit


Media Contact:
Michelle Baldwin
Pillar Nonprofit Network
201 King St., London, ON, N6A 1C9

Tel: 519-433-7876


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