Sport BC is bringing the Community Sport Hero Awards to Kitimat on August 30.
The awards, which are sponsored by Encana, will honour long-standing community volunteers who have made significant contributions to sport.
Nominations are now being accepted through sportbc.com and you have until Friday, August 5 to send in yours.
To be eligible, nominees must meet the following criteria:
q Be an individual from the local community who makes a voluntary contribution to sport through coaching, officiating, boards, administration, special events, etc;
q Be an individual (not an organization or foundation); and
q Has been, or continues to be, a dedicated sport volunteer for a minimum of eight years.
This is the first time the Sport Hero Awards have visited Kitimat and it will be the eighth stop for the Awards this year.