Celebrate Downtown: Nominate a Downtown Champion Today


It has been 10 years since the Heart of Our City Master Plan was established to foster the revitalization of downtown Lethbridge. To commemorate this milestone, the Heart of Our City Committee is inviting community members to nominate individuals, businesses and organizations they feel are deserving of recognition for their outstanding efforts in enhancing our downtown.

The Heart of our City Committee needs your help in recognizing and honoring those individuals, businesses, organizations, and events, which help create a vibrant downtown community. 

Nominations are open from now until Mar. 9, 2016 and can be submitted in five categories:

  • Back in the Day Award – Recognizes a Nominee who has contributed to the preservation of downtown Lethbridge

  • Champagne Award – Recognizes a Nominee for being a champion of a vibrant downtown

  • Hip Downtown Transformation Award – Recognizes a Nominee who has been a leader in the transformation of downtown

  • Running with the Bulls Award – Recognizes a Nominee who has challenged the status quo to maintain a vibrant downtown

  • Taking Care of Business Award – Recognizes a Nominee who has been committed to taking care of the downtown community


Nominations can be submitted online. Nominations close March 9, 2016.

To learn more or to submit a nomination, please visit the Heart of Our City webpage. Follow them on Facebook at www.facebook.com/celebratedowntownlethbridge/ and Twitter at twitter.com/celebrate_dntn.

Award recipients will be honoured at a Celebrate Downtown event on April 6, 2016.

Media Contact:
George Kuhl, Planning Initiatives Manager
403 320 3926

Posted on:
Friday, February 05, 2016