Time to vote for the 2020 Eurobodalla local hero

Closes 4pm Friday 1 May Each year the Eurobodalla community are asked to nominate a local hero. Somebody who makes a difference. Someone who steps up and does something in the community that adds to the richness that we might enjoy or benefit from. We have so many volunteers, so many active groups, and behind all of those are the quiet achievers who keep the momentum going. The Eurobodalla’s Local Hero Award is in place to shine a light on members of our community, either for their volunteer contributions or their outstanding achievements, those Eurobodallans who go above and beyond.

Here is your chance to say thank you. Nominate your local hero and ensure their efforts are seen.The finalists and winner will be announced in May.

Nominees must be Eurobodalla residents. Nomination forms are available on Council’s website and nominations close 4pm Friday 1 May. A selection panel will choose three finalists from the nominations received. The selection panel will be made up of three people including the Mayor.

Winners will be announced on Wednesday 20 May 2020. Eligibility

  • Nominees must be a resident of the Eurobodalla Shire

  • Individuals cannot nominate themselves

  • This award is for individuals. Clubs, associations or any other organisations cannot be nominated. (NOTE THAT THE BEAGLE IS ABLE TO BE represented by the Editor, Lei Parker if you want to vote your favourite Beagle as the Eurobodalla Hero for 2020 - the Beagle, via Lei, has been nominated by the community in 2018 and 2019)

Suggestions for inclusion in your nomination

You might like to describe:

  • the nominee and why you believe they should be considered for the Local Hero Award

  • how the nominee has been an inspirational role model for our community

  • how many years’ service have they provided

  • how many local organisations they have served with/supported

  • the number of voluntary hours worked

  • the benefit to the community from the nominee’s service or contribution

  • examples of how the nominee has gone “above and beyond”

  • other outstanding achievements by the nominee

  • other recognition of the nominee’s contribution or work, including publicity

  • whether the nominee worked as part of a team and their role within the team

  • whether the nominee has sought assistance from or worked with Council, government or other grants

  • whether the nominee has had to overcome any particular difficulties or hurdles

  • who has benefited most from the work. An example of a nomination biography is HERE

How to enter


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