Annual Heritage Award Nominations

The Central Okanagan Heritage Society is again inviting nominations for our Annual Heritage Awards to be presented during Heritage Week, February 13-19, 2017. We are interested in receiving nominations for projects within the geographic boundaries of the Central Okanagan region in the following categories:

  • Distinguished Community Service: Awarded to a person or persons in recognition of their service to the community in the heritage field. To nominate in this category please provide the person’s name and contact information, and a brief write-up outlining their service and accomplishments in heritage conservation. Please include contact information.
  • Conservation project on a heritage building currently in non-residential use: Awarded to a non-residential building that has recently undergone an exterior restoration and/or rehabilitation. The high standards, innovation and commitment to heritage conservation are recognized. To nominate a building, please give the address, the current owner’s name, and a little history about the building and the conservation project.  Please include photographs.
  • Conservation project on a heritage building currently in residential use: Awarded to a residential building that has recently undergone an exterior restoration and/or rehabilitation. The high standards, innovation and commitment to heritage conservation are recognized. To nominate a building, please give the address, the current owner’s name, and a little history about the building and the conservation project. Please include photographs.
  • Continued conservation of a heritage building: Awarded to a building to recognize the high quality of its exterior preservation and maintenance over the years, in keeping with its original design and structure. To nominate a building, please give the address, the current owner, and a little history about the building. Please include photographs.
  • Preservation or restoration of a neighborhood or area: Awarded to a neighbourhood or area that has largely remained unchanged over time or has been revitalized through the restoration and/or rehabilitation of its buildings and streetscape. To nominate a neighbourhood or area, please give us the addresses, a contact person, and a little history about the neighbourhood or area.  Please include contact information and photographs.
  • Special Heritage Project: To recognize and honour special projects and accomplishments in the Central Okanagan.  This may include advocacy, awareness and planning heritage and historical projects. To nominate a project, please give us the addresses, a contact person, and a little history about the project.  Please include contact information and photographs.

Please submit your nominations by November 25th, 2016 to the Central Okanagan Heritage Society:

Mailing address: 1060 Cameron Avenue, Kelowna, V1Y 8V3
Telephone: 250-861-7188
Email: cohs@telus.net

The COHS Heritage Awards will be presented February 15th 2017, during Heritage Week.