Winners of the 2018 Surrey Community Leader Awards at a reception held at Eaglequest Golf Course last November. (File photo: Lauren Collins)

Nominate someone now for 2019 Surrey Community Leader Awards

Easy online form for nominations in 11 categories, with reception planned this fall

Do you know someone who makes a positive contribution to the Surrey community?

Now’s your chance to give them public recognition as part of the 2019 Surrey Community Leader Awards.

Nominations are now sought for the 17th annual awards, the winners of which will be honoured at a reception this fall.

But hurry – the nomination deadline is Aug. 31.

CLICK HERE to nominate someone.

Presented by the Now-Leader, the awards recognize the selfless, dedicated and courageous among us – those who don’t always make headlines but are always out in the community making a difference in other people’s lives.

• RELATED: 2018 Surrey Community Leader Award winners revealed.


For 2019, nominations are sought in 11 categories including Coach, Teacher, Above & Beyond, Emergency Services, Service Organization Volunteer, Volunteer, Youth Volunteer, Environmental Leader, Community Builder, Seniors’ Advocate and Leader of the Year.

All details about the 2019 Surrey Community Leader Awards, including an online nomination form, can be found at, under Contests.

A submission should be approximately 250 words and include information such as length of time the person has spent in the community and specific examples of outstanding work in the Surrey area.

Winners of the 2019 Surrey Community Leader Awards will be honoured at a reception on Tuesday, Nov. 12 at Eaglequest Golf Course clubhouse.

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