• Westminster Legacy Foundation - Awards

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    December 28, 2018

    The Westminster Legacy Foundation needs your help recognizing members of our community! The Foundation will hold their 2nd Annual Community Awards Breakfast on April 25, 2019 and nominations for the awards are now open!


    Individuals, organizations and businesses will be recognized in the following categories:

    The Nancy Heil Lifetime Achievement Award, which is the most prestigious award, recognizes a Westminster resident that has made lifelong contributions of lasting significant to the Westminster community.

    The Nature Environment and Sustainability Award can be given to an individual or business that has demonstrated a remarkable commitment to improving and protecting the natural environment in Westminster.

    The Health and Human Services Hero Award was created to honor those who have touched the lives of others through their advocacy, dedication, service, volunteerism and support in the community.

    The Arts and Culture Award recognizes an individual or organization that represents the best of Westminster’s cultural and artistic scene.

    The Corporate Citizen Award highlights companies or individuals that have demonstrated a strong commitment to corporate responsibility practices and bettering the lives of those in our community.

    The Citizen of the Year is an individual residing in Westminster with significant achievements throughout the calendar year immediately prior to receiving the award.

    The Young Citizen of the Year is awarded to an individual under 21 years of age who is focused on improving the Westminster community through their service to others.


    To read more about the categories or to honor someone you know in our community, please visit: westyfoundation.org/communityawards. Nominations are due January 31, 2019 and the winners will be recognized at the Community Awards Breakfast on April 25, 2019 at the Westin Westminster Conference Center. If you have questions about the Community Awards or the Westminster Legacy Foundation, please contact Lauren Werner at lauren@westyfoundation.org or 303-658-2319.


    The Westminster Legacy Foundation connects people who care with causes that enrich our community. Founded in 2001 by then-Westminster Mayor Nancy Heil, the Foundation has donated more than $833,000 back to the community and has led fundraising efforts for the Armed Forces Tribute Garden, Jessica Ridgeway Memorial Park, and the Nature Playground at Westminster Station Park. The Foundation works to fill funding gaps for needs in our community that would not otherwise be met in the areas of: Basic Needs, Conservation and Arts and Culture. To learn more about the Foundation or to make a donation to support your community, visit westyfoundation.org.