Looking for more East Van Local Heroes! By July 20th

Yes we are now in our 3rd year of celebrating East Van Heroes!  We are calling on YOU the community our peeps for nominations of local heroes. Those great people that have made East Van a better, cooler more amazing place to live.

On June 6th 2009 we honoured Stg Larry Young a police officer who died in the line of duty and on June 5th 2010 we were please to honour two more heroes: Matt Hern one of the the founders of Car Free Vancouver and the Purple Thistle and Eileen Mosca an artist and extraordinary volunteer.  On August 11th 2012 we will be honouring 2 more heroes unveiling a plaque in their name at the Larry Young Park and Local Hero’s pathway at 1736 East 11th Ave in Vancouver.

We are excepting nominations until 5 pm July 20th 2011

The rules are simple:

  • The nominee needs to have affected East Vancouver in a positive way.
  • Tell us their story in 250 words or less.
  • We will need the names and contact information of the 2 people nominating the local hero. These nominators can request to remain anonymous.
  • A person can only nominate 1 person per year.
  • Nominations must be in by 5pm July20th 2012. Emailed to mobycommunitygarden@gmail.com.The nominee‘s name will remain in the contention for the Local Hero’s Pathway Award for 3 years after the nomination.

The nominee can be alive today or have past. Please think about all the people in your neighbourhood who make a difference.  This is an award to celebrate the unsung heroes.

This year’s Hero’s will be honours at a street dinner August 11th 2012.

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