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NOMINATE NOW: Annual Lake Mac Awards celebrate outstanding contributions

Lake Macquarie’s unsung heroes and high achievers who have made an outstanding contribution to the city are being encouraged to nominate for the 2022 Lake Mac Award.

The annual awards recognise excellence in leadership, advocacy, innovation, bravery, skill or community spirit in volunteering, community contribution, sports, arts, creativity and environmental enhancement.

“A Lake Mac Award is the highest honour we can give to people who live in Lake Macquarie,” Lake Macquarie Mayor Kay Fraser said.

“There are thousands of people in our city who inspire us through their achievements and contribution to life in Lake Mac.”

“This year we have several new categories including the Lake Mac COVID-19 Hero to recognise these caring individuals and groups that have made a difference in Lake Macquarie during the pandemic.”

Nominations are now open in the following categories.

SPORTS

Lake Mac Young Sports Star – for outstanding performance in junior sports

Lake Mac Sports Star with Disability – for outstanding performance in sports for people with disability

Lake Mac Sports Star – for outstanding performance in sports

Lake Mac Sports Leader – for outstanding demonstration of leadership and contribution to sporting life in Lake Macquarie

VOLUNTEERING AND COMMUNITY CONTRIBUTION

Lake Mac Young Citizen of the Year – for outstanding demonstration of leadership skills, and community contribution

Lake Mac Senior of the Year – for outstanding demonstration of leadership skills, and community contribution

Lake Mac Ambassador – for outstanding demonstration of leadership skills, and community contribution

Lake Mac Volunteer of the Year – for outstanding community contribution

Lake Mac Community Group of the Year – for outstanding community contribution

Lake Mac COVID-19 Hero – for outstanding COVID-19 community contribution

ARTS AND CREATIVITY

Lake Mac Artist and Creator – for demonstrating excellence in the field of arts and creative production

Lake Mac Arts Leader – for outstanding demonstration of leadership and contribution to the arts

ENVIRONMENTAL ENHANCEMENT

Lake Mac Environmental Leader – for outstanding demonstration of leadership and contribution to the Lake Macquarie environment

You can nominate a person, group or yourself online at lakemac.com.au/lakemacawards by 21 February 2022.