Canby City Council has established the "Hometown Hero" program
as a means to provide official recognition from the City
for those individuals or organization
who, through their unselfish efforts, contribute in some
significant ;manner to the quality of life in the community
betterment and advancement of community goals and vision.
The award program is an ongoing process with nominations
and recipients being recognized throughout the year.
Award recipients will be presented with a certificate from
the City in recognition of their specific deeds, actions
or contributions to the Canby community which fall within
three Categories. These categories are:
Community Involvement- In
recognition of volunteer service in activities which promote
the welfare of the citizens of Canby and the Canby community.
Community Leadership- In recognition
of those individuals who have assumed a positive leadership
role in the community and whose leadership activities have
resulted in the advancement of the goals of the community,
the enhancement of the community's quality of life, economic
vitality and or livability.
Noteworthy Citizen Action- In recognition
of act/acts of a private citizen which are above and beyond
the normal responsibilities of Citizens and that result
in a positive event or outcome of benefit to the community.
Such actions include acts of heroism, significant donations
of financial resources to fund community programs or projects
and other humanitarian acts.
A plaque is on display in City Hall with the engraved name
of each recipient.