Nominations are being accepted for the second annual Festitalia Italian Heritage Awards.
The Festitalia Italian Heritage Awards recognize the leadership of men, women and youth of Italian heritage or affiliation who have contributed to the development and well-being of others and the overall improvement of the community.
The awards have expanded to 13 categories: Arts, Culture and Entertainment; Health and Active Living; Health Sciences and Technology; Sports; Labour; Community Development and Social Inclusion; Politics, Public Affairs and Communications; Education and Mentorship; Young Person of Distinction (under 30); Justice and Law; Emergency Services; Regional Distinction Award; and the Festitalia Award of Distinction.
Nomination forms and criteria can be found at www.festitalia.ca.
The awards dinner will take place June 6 at at Michelangelo’s Banquet Centre.