News release

City of Mississauga Celebrates Outstanding Citizens – Call for Nominations

Local government | February 4, 2014

The City of Mississauga is accepting nominations for the Civic Award of Recognition Program.  Residents who have volunteered in the community for more than 10 years can be nominated. The City’s spring recognition evening will be hosted by Mayor Hazel McCallion and Members of Council.

When: Tuesday, May 13, 2014
Ceremony:  7 to 8 p.m.
Reception:   8 to 9 p.m.
Where: Mississauga Civic Centre, 300 City Centre Drive
(Burnhamthorpe Rd. and Duke of York Blvd.)The ceremony will be held in the Council Chamber.
The reception will follow in the Great Hall.
Why: The City’s Civic Award of Recognition is part of an ongoing recognition program which honours residents annually since 1992.  Other awards in the program include the Certificate of Recognition, the Civic Award of Merit and Civic Award of Philanthropy.
Nominations: Nomination forms and more information about the program can be found by visiting the City’s website.

Deadline for nomination submissions is Friday, April 4, 2014 at 4:30 p.m.
Due to limited seating capacity, only the first 100 nominations received will be considered for this year’s event.

This year, the City of Mississauga is celebrating its 40th anniversary. The City was incorporated on January 1, 1974 with the amalgamation of the Towns of Port Credit and Streetsville and the Town of Mississauga.  Visit the City’s website to learn more about the anniversary celebration and the City’s growth and achievements over the last 40 years.

As Canada’s sixth largest city, Mississauga is home to 741,000 residents and 54,000 businesses, including 60 Fortune 500 companies with Canadian head offices or major divisional head offices. A diverse, progressive and award-winning municipality located on the shores of Lake Ontario in the heart of the Greater Toronto Area, Mississauga is “Leading Today for Tomorrow” by focusing on delivering services, implementing its Strategic Plan, delivering value for money and maintaining infrastructure.

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