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Deadline nearing to nominate for the Cochrane Community Awards 2021

The time is nearing to submit nominations for the 2021 Cochrane Community Awards!

The Cochrane Community Awards is an annual program that recognizes outstanding local citizens, community leaders, schools, businesses and organizations who help make Cochrane a great place to live. 

The last date to nominate is Friday, April 9.

These awards celebrate and recognize outstanding achievements and contributions in our community through a total of 13 award categories, including the prestigious Order of Cochrane 2021, presented by Cochrane’s mayor and council. All nominees will be recognized.

Completing a nomination is easy through the online form. The option to nominate by completing and submitting a paper application form is also available. To make a nomination, or for more information, please visit: www.ccawards.ca.


The Cochrane Community Awards program is overseen by a committee of local representatives including: educators, seniors, businesses, sustainability champions, as well as the Cochrane and District Chamber of Commerce and the Town of Cochrane.

The program is funded through sponsorship from local groups and businesses who recognize the value in activities that encourage community building and making Cochrane a vibrant place to live.

The awards were on hiatus in 2020 due to pandemic restrictions; they have returned and will be presented in a COVID-adapted awards ceremony with details to be announced at a later date.

The awards ceremony takes place on Sunday May 16, 2021. Sponsorship opportunities are available. Please visit www.ccawards.ca for details.

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Samantha Nickerson

Samantha is the Founder of Urbancasual.ca and is also the Lead Content Creator. She is a community inspired individual who is always looking for better ways to serve and connect the community, whether it be through the sharing of stories or organizing local events.

Samantha also designs websites & is a digital marketer.

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Written by Samantha Nickerson