May 5, 2020 / For Immediate Release
MUNICIPALITY OF THE DISTRICT OF LUNENBURG, NOVA SCOTIA – The Municipality of the District of Lunenburg has named their first Community Hero.
“Each week, we’re asking residents to submit the name of an individual or organization that is deserving of recognition for the positive things they’re doing in our community during this challenging time,” said Mayor Carolyn Bolivar-Getson. “Every Monday we’ll randomly select a winner from the names submitted, and our very first recipient is Audrey Wheeler.”
Audrey was nominated for having sewn 247 face masks, which she distributed herself to those who need them throughout the South Shore. Audrey is well known in the community for her fundraising and charitable work.
How to Nominate a Community Hero
Anyone can submit the name of an individual, family or group in the Municipality of the District of Lunenburg that they consider a ‘hero’ (example: front line workers, essential services workers, a helpful neighbour, those creating positivity, etc.) The nominees will be entered into a weekly draw for a $50 gift certificate from a local business.
How to submit a nomination:
Provide three pieces of information
- Name of individual, family or group
- Associated organization (if applicable)
- Reason for nomination
You can nominate in one of the following ways
- Comment on each weekly Monday Facebook post
- Phone: (902) 541-1343