Senior of the Year Awards

The Hamilton Municipal Senior Service Awards honour senior citizens who have made an outstanding voluntary contribution to enrich the social, cultural or civic life of our community.

The call for nominations for the City of Hamilton’s 23rd Annual Senior of the Year Awards has now closed. Thank you for your submissions.

Annual Senior of the Year Awards & Gala Event

Join us in celebrating those that make a difference in our community!
Date: Tuesday, June 12, 2018
Time: Reception at 5 pm, Dinner and Awards presentation at 6 pm
Location: Michelangelo's Event and Conference Centre, 1555 Upper Ottawa Street, Hamilton
Cost: $25/ person | Tickets will go on sale on Tuesday, April 24, 2018

Where to buy tickets?

Tickets will be available at Sackville Hill Seniors Centre and at all municipal service centres.

 

Eligibility criteria

To be eligible for a Senior Award, the senior must meet these criteria:

  • Be 65 years or older
  • Has contributed to the enrichment of the social, cultural or civic life of the Hamilton community
  • Has made this commitment without thought of personal or financial gain
  • Is not a previous recipient of the award
  • Provided the special work or service during/ after the age of 65 (Lifetime Achievement Award excluded)
  • Has resided within the City of Hamilton for at least five years prior to nomination
  • Must be a current resident of the City of Hamilton

Youth Award Eligibility criteria

To be eligible for a Youth Award, the youth must meet these criteria:

  • Be 15 to 24 years of age
  • Has made this commitment without thought of personal or financial gain
  • Provided the special work or service during/ after  required hours for high school
  • Have volunteered with seniors for a large amount of time with a charity, not-for-profit or person
  • Is a role model for other young people and inspires them to volunteer
  • Must be a current resident of the City of Hamilton

Submission guidelines

  • One nomination form per nominee
  • All information must be verifiable
  • Submissions must include:
    • reason for the nomination
    • the special work or service
    • the effect it had on the community
    • who has benefited from these efforts