Great Kids Award nom­i­na­tions

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As some of you may al­ready know, the Min­istry of Hu­man Ser­vices hosts the Great Kids Award each year to rec­og­nize kids in our prov­ince for pos­i­tively im­pact­ing our com­mu­ni­ties or the lives of Al­ber­tans. I’d just like to pass this mes­sage along for you to con­sider nom­i­nat­ing a great kid in your com­mu­nity who helps, in­spires and changes the lives of oth­ers. Nom­i­na­tions are open un­til Novem­ber 27 and may be sub­mit­ted through an on­line nom­i­na­tion form. Also in­cluded is an e-mail an­nounce­ment that can be eas­ily shared with friends and col­leagues. Thanks for your con­tin­ued sup­port; we look for­ward to an­other suc­cess­ful year cel­e­brat­ing Great Kids.

Nom­i­na­tions for the 2016 Great Kids Award have opened!

In spring 2016, the Gov­ern­ment of Al­berta is pre­sent­ing the 16th An­nual Great Kids Award to cel­e­brate Al­berta’s re­mark­able young peo­ple. Great kids cap­ture the vi­tal­ity of Al­berta by help­ing, in­spir­ing and chang­ing the lives of oth­ers.

Th­ese amaz­ing young lead­ers de­serve our recog­ni­tion be­cause they are role mod­els in our com­mu­ni­ties. Our fu­ture prom­ises to be bright led by kids like th­ese in­di­vid­u­als.

Nom­i­nate a Great Kid!

Nom­i­nate a child or youth be­tween the ages of 5 and 18 for pos­i­tively im­pact­ing our com­mu­ni­ties or the lives of Al­ber­tans. Six­teen great kids will be se­lected from four age cat­e­gories (5-8, 9-12, 13-15, and 16-18) and cel­e­brated at a spe­cial awards cer­e­mony at the Fan­ta­sy­land Ho­tel in the spring.

Who can be a nom­i­na­tor? Any res­i­dent of Al­berta can nom­i­nate a Great Kid – teach­ers, coaches, pas­tors, so­cial work­ers, neigh­bours, friends and fam­ily!

Look around your com­mu­nity, seek out and cel­e­brate the amaz­ing young peo­ple we have in Al­berta! Want more ideas about what makes a young per­son a great nom­i­nee? Meet the 2015 Great Kids and learn about their achieve­ments.

How to Nom­i­nate a Great Kid Fill out our nom­i­na­tion form on­line or print and fax or mail it to: GREAT KIDS AWARD Al­berta Hu­man Ser­vices Preven­tion and Early In­ter­ven­tion Branch 10th Floor, Ster­ling Place 9940 106 Street Ed­mon­ton, Al­berta T5K 2N2 Fax: 780-644-2671 Email:

All nom­i­na­tions must be re­ceived by Novem­ber 27, 2015 at 4 p.m.

For more in­for­ma­tion, please visit­, call 780-415-8150 or email

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