Heritage Week is celebrated across Canada – this year from February 19th to the 26th. A significant event during Heritage Week is the presentation of the Annual Heritage Awards by the Central Okanagan Heritage Society. Exemplary homes and buildings are featured in these awards as well as neighbourhoods and natural cultural heritage areas that bring beauty to our community. Of course, it is people who preserve our heritage and some people have spent years championing heritage in our community; we celebrate and honour them as well.
Awards were given in six categories:
- Distinguished Community Service: