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    Neighborhood Awards

    During the State of the city Address on April 27, the Mayor and Vice Mayor will recognize neighborhood organizations, groups and individuals who are working to make their neighborhoods a great place to live.

    If you know of an individual, neighborhood-based organization or group who has gone above and beyond to make the CIty of Lynchburg a better place to live, work and play, please take a few minutes to nominate them for one of the awards listed below. The deadline for nominations is February 29, 2020

    OUTSTANDING NEIGHBORHOOD OF THE YEAR AWARD 

    Any Lynchburg city neighborhood or homeowners’ association that has facilitated improvements in its community and has kept its neighbors actively engaged in community building activities in the past year is eligible to be nominated for this award. The nomination must identify the improvement(s) initiated or completed by the neighborhood, how the improvement(s) brought neighbors together, the critical neighborhood needs addressed by the improvements the impact of the improvement(s) and the level of effort involved in completing the improvement(s). In addition, the nomination must also identify activities that were undertaken by the neighborhood to build or enhance neighborhood cohesion and communication.  OUTSTANDING NEIGHBORHOOD OF THE YEAR NOMINATION FORM

    LIFETIME NEIGHBORHOOD SERVICE AWARD 

    This award recognizes the contributions made by an individual who has given outstanding service to improve and/or positively affect the lives and living conditions of individuals in their neighborhood. Candidates for this award may often be referred to as the “unsung heroes” of their neighborhood. LIFETIME NEIGHBORHOOD SERVICE NOMINATION FORM

    PERFECT PARTNERSHIP AWARD

    This award recognizes and honors the outstanding contributions, excellence and accomplishments achieved by neighborhood organizations and civic individuals who have partnered with City departments, schools, nonprofits, businesses, institutions and others to: (1) make physical and/or social improvements to our neighborhoods; (2) connect neighbors and/or neighborhoods with one another; and/or (3) build the capacity of their neighborhood organization to better serve our community. PERFECT PARTNERSHIP NOMINATION FORM

    COLLEGE STUDENT OF THE YEAR AWARD 

    This special service award recognizes a local college student who has volunteered their services with a neighborhood or other community group. COLLEGE STUDENT OF THE YEAR NOMINATION FORM.

    Deadline for nominations: February 29, 2020