Is there a Huron County arts, culture or heritage person, organization or business who made an impression on you in 2017? If so, Huron Arts & Heritage Network (HAHN), in partnership with Cultural Services of the County of Huron, invites you to nominate them for a 2018 Cultural Award. The awards recognize the exceptional achievements of Huron County residents, businesses, and organizations in the following categories: Cultural Event/Organization, Individual Artist, Community Contribution, Heritage, and Innovation.
The nomination process is simple and easy. Just fill in the one-page nomination form and include a short description telling us why you think your nominee is worthy of recognition in their category. Nomination forms and award guidelines can either be downloaded at creativehuron.ca or print copies can be picked up at any Huron County Library branch. Deadline for submissions is April 8, 2018. Finalists and winners in each category will be selected by a jury from the eligible nominations received.
The ninth annual Cultural Awards Gala is Friday, April 27th at the Blyth Memorial Community Hall, 431 Queen Street, Blyth. As well as recognizing the finalists and winners, this special evening will feature entertainment by a variety of local artists. There will also be a silent auction of unique items supporting the activities of Huron Arts & Heritage Network at the Awards Gala. The event starts at 7:30 PM with awards presentations beginning at 8:00 PM. Tickets are $18 ea. + handling fee and can be purchased through www.eventbrite.ca.