FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
September 13, 2021
Thirty-eight local businesses, community members, and organizations whose contributions make Cochrane a vibrant, friendly and thriving community have been nominated for 2021 community awards following a four-month long nomination process.
Awards will be given out in thirteen broad ranging categories including Mayor and Council’s Order of Cochrane, Citizen of the Year, Newsmaker of the Year and many more.
91.5 CochraneNow on-air hosts Eric Ruttle and Lauren Meister have teamed up to co-emcee the awards celebration, which takes place on Sunday, October 3 at the Cochrane RancheHouse starting at 2pm.
In recognition of health restrictions and best practices during the current pandemic, attendance at the awards ceremony will be restricted to nominees and their supporter, sponsors and those involved in hosting the event.
The community will have an opportunity to share in the excitement of the awards ceremony by watching the show highlights video which will be released after the ceremony. The video will capture the fanfare and celebration of the awards ceremony as it showcases the 2021 nominees and finalists.
Thank you to everyone who submitted a nomination for the awards program. All nominations are carefully reviewed by the nominations committee, which is made up of a cross section of community members, to ensure they meet the criteria for the award category in which they were nominated. The 2021 nominees are as follow:
Big Hill Lodge
Cochrane and Area Events Society
Cochrane Home Treasures (Cochrane Activettes)
Elizabeth Barrett Elementary School
Evexia Travel (Found Books)
Helping Hands Society of Cochrane & Area
Lannie Rae Gourmet
Les Petites Abeilles Preschool
Mehtab East Indian Cuisine
New Radiance Medi Spa Ltd
Palwinder (Paul) Singh
Route 22 Artist Collective Ltd.
Seniors For Kids Society
The Crossing at Ghost River
The Strand Hair Salon
The Town of Cochrane
West Valley Chiropractic Centre
Young Professional Rotary Club of Cochrane