Subject: Last Call for Nominations: ACE Awards

Call for Nominations for
The Cultural Alliance of Fairfield County's
Inaugural ACE Awards
The Cultural Alliance of Fairfield County is pleased to request nominations for the first annual Arts & Culture Empowerment (ACE) Awards, which will be presented at a breakfast in Norwalk at the Shore and Country Club, on May 19, 2016. The keynote speaker for the ACE Awards will be Arthur Levitt, the twenty-fifth and longest-serving Chairman of the United States Securities and Exchange Commission, and Fairfield County resident.

This inaugural event aims to celebrate those individuals, organizations, and businesses in our communities who have either made significant contributions to the community through arts and culture, or who have enriched the arts and culture sector through volunteerism or patronage. Deadlines for nominations is February 12.  Further Details about the ACE awards breakfast will be forthcoming.

ACE awards will be given in the following categories:

Artist Award:
Recognizes a creative individual who demonstrates commitment, creativity, and excellence within or for the artistic community in Fairfield County.

Citizen Award:
Recognizes an individual whose dedication through volunteerism and/or financial support have contributed to the enrichment and prosperity of arts and culture in Fairfield County.

Corporate Award:
Recognizes a business that through encouragement and patronage has helped broaden the interest and support of arts and culture in Fairfield County; or that has made a significant contribution to the economic development of its community through the creative sector.

Educator Award:
Recognizes an individual, nonprofit, or creative business that has made a meaningful impact on the arts and cultural education of students, young adults or others in Fairfield County through innovative programming, increase in access, or advocacy.

Nonprofit Award:
Recognizes an arts and cultural organization or leader that has made a significant contribution to Fairfield County through visionary leadership, innovative change, community engagement, or artistic excellence.

Deadlines for nominations is February 12.
(Note: To nominate in multiple categories,
 you must enter each nomination separately)

Thank you for your valued participation.

We look forward to celebrating, with you, the dedicated
and passionate individuals who contribute to the enrichment of
 Fairfield County's vibrant Arts and Culture landscape.
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