LGBT COMMUNITY AWARDS
SIMCOE COUNTY, ON — June 23, 2017 — Fierté Simcoe Pride (FSP) announces open nominations for the 3rd annual Simcoe County LGBT Community Awards, presented during the 6th annual Fierté Simcoe Pride (July 31 - August 13).
The awards recognise the accomplishments of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans (LGBT) individuals, allies, organisations and inclusive businesses. FSP recognises the work of individuals, organisations and businesses that strive to celebrate diversity and promote an inclusion. The Awards will honour an LGBT resident and youth, a community, an organisation and business, and an LGBT writer for their contributions that make our County a better place to live, work and grow.
Categories for the 2017 Simcoe County LGBT Community Awards include:
● Youth of the Year
● Person of the Year
● Positive Community Organization
● Positive Business
● Positive Community
● Honourary Award for Literature
Nominations for the Awards will close July 14, and are submitted by the public using online forms hosted on the FSP website. Nominees will be announced July 19, and recipients in the five categories will be announced at the Awards Gala.
Each submission will be reviewed by the Awards Committee. The award recipients are voted on by a secret ballot by a Jury Panel supervised by the co-chairs of the Committee. The Panel is assembled from members of the Board of Directors and five members of the public. For more information please visit: www.simcoepride.com/lgbt-community-awards.html.
Sponsorship opportunities are available for local businesses, individuals and groups to show your Pride by supporting the Awards Gala. Sponsor an award today at www.simcoepride.com/support-pride.html.
For more information, please contact:
Brandon Rhèal Amyot | President
Fierté Simcoe Pride
En français: www.fiertesimcoe.com/nouvelles/nominations-ouvertes.
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