Community Spirit Awards

Who supports YOUR community group?

Do you belong to a community organization, sports or not for profit group? Since 2009, we have been helping you recognize the local businesses that consistently support your group.

Nominate them for the Community Spirit Award!

This annual award recognizes businesses for their outstanding community spirit in supporting events, programs, or initiatives that benefit the community of Spruce Grove. The beneficiaries of this support may include minor sports, culture, youth, those with special needs, seniors, the economically disadvantaged, education and other worthwhile causes that benefit the community.  See below to nominate on-line or print and submit your nomination form.

Congratulations to our Past Winners!

  • 2016: The Black Dirt Company - Darren Hinkel
  • 2015: Boston Pizza - Joe & Janet Scalzo
  • 2014: Liquor on McLeod - Ted & Judy Saramaga
  • 2013: Cargill Value Added Meats - Spruce Grove Operations
  • 2012: So Cal Speed Shop - Murray & Danea King
  • 2011: Thompson Bros. (Constr.) Ltd. - John Thompson
  • 2010: Subway Spruce Grove - Mina Poonja
  • 2009: McDonald's Restaurants - Helene & Eric Thys

Who can be nominated?

In order for a business to be considered, it must meet the following criteria:

  1. Be a business operating within the city of Spruce Grove;
  2. Be a business in good standing and a model of good corporate citizenship; Have a record of involvement and support for events, programs, services or initiatives that benefit the community; Provide support through monetary contributions, in-kind assistance, leadership or volunteer time;
  3. Must be nominated by an eligible party.
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Nomination Form

I/we would like to nominate:
Business Name:
Is the nominee aware you are making this nomination?
Do you wish for your nominee to remain anonymous?

Tell us what this business has done to meet the nomination criteria. Include information such as:

  • How long the nominee has been supporting your cause
  • How their support has made a difference
  • Whether they support other causes

Who is making this nomination?

Name of Organization
Contact Name
Mailing Address


Name of Individual
Mailing Address

How else can I make a nomination?

You can download a nomination form PDF and email Email it to us. Nomination forms can also be submitted to:

City of Spruce Grove
Attention: Karla Gould
315 Jespersen Avenue
Spruce Grove, Alberta T7X 3E8

Nomination Deadline

Submissions must be received by the City of Spruce Grove by August 23 of each year.

Adjudication Process

All nominations will be reviewed and adjudicated by a three-member panel, which will make a recommendation to City Council in September of each year. The panel will include one City of Spruce Grove representative and two members of the public at large.