Sooke Canada Day
Canada Day is a time to show pride in our great
and a time to recognize the youth of the land.
The Youth Awardees for 2009 were:
Caitlin Farquharson, Jonathan Russell, Kim Rosche, Owen Enright,
Sean Christie, Front: Brenda Parkinson, Allison Burton
(absent) Jennifer Emory
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The Sooke Canada Day Society is proud to be acknowledging
Outstanding Young Canadians in our area.
*Nominations for 2009 are now closed, but Canada
nominations are welcome
Individuals, schools, colleges, universities, community groups
and businesses can nominate a young person 18 years and younger
who exemplifies the qualities of citizenship that strengthen our
social fabric and enrich our national life.
This young person must have made a truly exceptional contribution
in any number of areas. This could include, but is certainly not
limited to: Community Participation, Promotion of Canadian values,
and Sustainable Development Initiatives.
* Candidates must be 18 years of age or younger at the time of their
* Candidates must have made a truly exceptional contribution. A
minimum of 100 hours of community service is suggested.
* Nominees must be present at the awards ceremony, or have a friend
or relative to accept the award on their behalf.
* Nominations must be received no later than MARCH 8, 2010
to the Sooke Canada Day Society contact Linda Gordon PH 642-6745
* Nominations will then be forwarded to the Canadian Heritage Regional
Office for final approval. Awards will take place at the Sooke
Canada Day Celebration, July 1 every year.
This award is designed to recognize outstanding
achievements and contributions of young people in their communities
and to the betterment of Canada.