Pres­ti­gious Life Lit­er­acy Awards now open for sub­mis­sions

ABC Life Lit­er­acy Canada

Stanstead Journal - - FROM PAGE ONE - Toronto

ABCLife Lit­er­acy Canada is de­lighted to an­nounce that sub­mis­sions for the 2014 Life Lit­er­acy Awards are now open. The Life Lit­er­acy Awards rec­og­nize out­stand­ing achieve­ment in adult lit­er­acy and es­sen­tial skills through com­mu­nity lit­er­acy, workplace ed­u­ca­tion, jour­nal­ism, and cor­po­rate ex­cel­lence. Sub­mis­sions are ac­cepted on­line at: www.ab­clife­lit­er­acy.ca/life-lit­er­a­cyawards un­til May 30, 2014.

The Life Lit­er­acy Awards rec­og­nize out­stand­ing achieve­ment in adult lit­er­acy and es­sen­tial skills through com­mu­nity lit­er­acy, workplace ed­u­ca­tion, jour­nal­ism, and cor­po­rate ex­cel­lence. COM­MU­NITY LIT­ER­ACY

The Great-West Life, Lon­don Life and Canada Life Lit­er­acy In­no­va­tion Award

In its third year, the Great-West Life, Lon­don Life and Canada Life Lit­er­acy In­no­va­tion Award rec­og­nizes com­mu­nity or­ga­ni­za­tions that have de­vel­oped, im­ple­mented and de­liv­ered in­no­va­tive lit­er­acy pro­grams that make a sig­nif­i­cant im­pact on their com­mu­ni­ties. The top award pro­vides $20,000, and up to four additional hon­ourable men­tions re­ceive $5,000 each. WORKPLACE ED­U­CA­TION

The Dr. Alan Mid­dle­ton Workplace Lit­er­acy and Learn­ing Award

This award rec­og­nizes an in­di­vid­ual for their ex­cep­tional achieve­ment in in­creas­ing workplace lit­er­acy and es­sen­tial skills in their com­mu­nity. The hon­our was es­tab­lished to pay trib­ute to the out­stand­ing con­tri­bu­tion of ABC Life Lit­er­acy Canada board mem­ber, Dr. Alan Mid­dle­ton. JOUR­NAL­ISM The Peter Gzowski Life Lit­er­acy Fel­low­ship A trib­ute to the late broad­caster and jour­nal­ist Peter Gzowski, this fel­low­ship pro­vides a $3,000 grant for a Cana­dian jour­nal­ist to un­der­take and pub­lish a lit­er­acy project to en­hance pub­lic un­der­stand­ing, sup­port for, and aware­ness of, the lit­er­acy cause. COR­PO­RATE EX­CEL­LENCE

The Hon­ourable Joyce Fair­bairn, P.C. Lit­er­acy Pub­lic Aware­ness Award

Es­tab­lished in 1996 in hon­our of Se­na­tor Joyce Fair­bairn, a long-stand­ing cham­pion of the lit­er­acy cause in Canada, ABC se­lects a cor­po­ra­tion for their ex­cep­tional con­tri­bu­tions in sup­port of lit­er­acy.

ABC will cel­e­brate all Life Lit­er­acy Award win­ners at the an­nual Life Lit­er­acy Night event in Toronto, ON, in Septem­ber 2014.

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