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The FOCA Achievement Award is presented to a FOCA member Association each year, at the discretion of the FOCA Board of Directors. The award celebrates the successes of the FOCA community, and encourages peer sharing of best-practices.

NEWS:

image: asterix buttonIt’s time to nominate your association for the next FOCA Achievement Award! Large or small associations can apply, and accomplishments can be recent or on-going.

Click here to download the Nomination Form (PDF; 3 pages)

Apply by November 30th, 2017.

IMPORTANT INFO: Nominees for the next FOCA Achievement Award must be Association Members of FOCA, in good standing. Nominations can be submitted until November 30th of the year. The award recipient will be announced the following February, and the award is presented in person at the FOCA Annual General Meeting in March. (A representative of the association is asked to attend the AGM to present a brief presentation about the work undertaken!) See more nomination details below, under “Criteria for Nomination.”


Congratulations to Jack’s Lake Association, the recipient of the most recent FOCA Achievement Award! The Award was presented at the FOCA Annual General Meeting on March 5th, 2016. Honourable Mentions were awarded to several additional member groups.

Click here for the Slide Presentation from the day’s events. (PDF, 38 pages)

 

YouTube FOCA Award video still 2015Watch a slide show that highlights past winners of the FOCA Achievement Award. Click the image at right to link to the short YouTube video montage –>

Criteria for Nomination:

Nominees must be current FOCA member Associations in good standing. Nominees’ activities must be consistent with FOCA’s Mission: “to protect thriving and sustainable waterfronts across Ontario.”

Activities or achievements should be current, although they can be long-standing programs, and should relate to at least one of the following categories:

  • environmental stewardship
  • land use planning initiatives
  • research and/or education
  • political involvement
  • other innovations or successes in line with FOCA’s mission

Nominations are welcomed from individuals, associations, umbrella organizations, municipal/county/provincial government employees, conservancies and any other interested parties.

Nominations consist of a completed nomination form (see link above) and any additional support documents deemed significant by the nominee. Recipients of the award will be selected primarily based upon the documentation submitted with the Nomination form.

FOCA Achievement Award Recipients:

2016 * will be awarded at the 2017 FOCA AGM & Spring Seminar! *
2015 Jack’s Lake Association
2014 Redstone Lake Cottagers Association

2013 Pike Lake Cottagers Association
2012 Leech Lake Cottagers Association
2011 Crane Lake Association
2010 Hudson Lakes Association
2009 Point Clark Beach Association
2008 Otty Lake Association
2007 Kennisis Lake Cottage Owner’s Association
2006 Limerick Waterways Ratepayer’s Association
2005 Faraday (Trout Lake) Association
2004 Huntsville Lakes Council
2003 Eagle Lake Conservation Association
2002 Kawartha Lake Stewards Association
2001 Norway Lake Association
2000 Cecebe Waterways Association
1999 Belmont Lake Association & Greater Bobs and Crow Lakes Association
1998 Paudash Lake Conservation Association & West Carling Association
1997 Lake Panache Campers Association
1996 North Sound Cottagers’ Association


Apply for the award on behalf of your great association!

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