Spotlight on Agriculture Awards

Below you will find descriptions of each of the awards and buttons to download a MS Word version of the nomination form. If you only have a general idea of why a family or business should be nominated, there is a “Short” form that requires less detail but the deadline is earlier – December 20th – to give the committee time to follow up with you to gather the additional information required.

Excellence in Agriculture Award

Awarded to an individual, business, organization or collaboration that has made a significant contribution to the agriculture, food or agri-business sector in the City of Kawartha Lakes. This may be through a specific innovation, achievement, process development, collaboration or other unique accomplishment that is deserving of special recognition by their community peers.

Farm Family Award

Awarded to a family that has made an outstanding contribution to agriculture in the City of Kawartha Lakes and beyond. Contributions could include agricultural production practices, community and industry organization involvement/leadership at the local, provincial or national level, new production practices or mentoring of agricultural industry members. The award will recognize legacy contributions of farm families which are economically viable, environmentally sustainable and socially responsible and are deserving of recognition by their community peers.

Instructions for nominators

The form may be typed, hand written, or completed online and printed. Points will be awarded based on the content included within the answers to the questions. Mail, fax or email completed and signed applications to:

Lindsay Agriculture Society, 354 Angeline Street South, Lindsay, ON K9V 4W9

Telephone 705-324-5551, Fax 705-324-8111 Email:  spotlight@lindsayex.com

To access the forms online, go to: lindsayex.com/Spotlight

Nominees should meet the following criteria

The person/entity being nominated must reside or be located in City of Kawartha Lakes.

Inclusions

Please attach letters of support that would assist the judges in making their selection. (Video, newspaper articles, pictures, or biographies are NOT permitted as part of this application process, however will be useful to the committee for the event recognition should the nominee be selected for the award. Please retain these items for submission at a later date, if requested.)

SUBMISSION DEADLINES

Full Nomination Form – January 17, 2020

“Short Form” – December 20, 2019

For questions or suggestions of other potential nominees, please contact Kelly Maloney 705-324-9411 extension 1208 or kmaloney@kawarthalakes.ca

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