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Nominations Announced For “The Credits” Heritage Awards

Heritage Mississauga is proud to announce the nominations for The Credits, Heritage Mississauga Awards.

On Thursday October 12th at the
Mississauga Grand Banquet and Event Centre we will honour and celebrate heritage contributions in our community.

Congratulations to all the nominees!

And the nominees are. . . .

Lifetime Achievement Award
Eva Ardiel, Norm Loberg, Lois McKinney, Merle Zoerb

Business Leader Award
FRAM Building Group, Christopher Zeppa (City Park Homes)

Community Heritage Award (Individual)
Ann Holmes, Dorothy Tomiak, Joe Zammit

Community Heritage Award (Group)
Churchill Meadows Residents Association (CMRA), Friends of the Britannia Schoolhouse, Mississauga Quilters Guild

Culture Heritage Award (Individual)
Asma Mahood, Randy Persaud, Kulsoom Sayada

Culture Heritage Award (Group)
CCAI, Italfest, Jasmine & Nitin Sawant

Heritage Champion Award
Councillor Ron Starr

Heritage Youth Award
Buddha’s Light International Association – Young Adult Division (BLIA-YAD)
Travelling The Credit Program

Modern Heritage Award
Port Credit Community Foundation, Dr. Alan Rosenfeld, The Small Arms Society

Natural Heritage Award
The Backyard Farm & Market in Erin Mills,
Nicky Hall (Lake Wabukayne Stewardship), Pat Kelly

Architectural Heritage Award
Besmira Alikaj & David Mucklow, Red Barn, Sheridan College Mississauga

Volunteer Heritage Award
Princess Alexander, Dr Humaira Bashir, Mississauga Central Lions,
Susie Sunaryati Sugiharto

Mississaugas of the New Credit Cultural and Heritage Award
Sarah Bale (Ecosource), Susan Robertson

The winners will be revealed at the Awards Gala, Thursday October 12th, 2017 at the
Mississauga Grand Banquet & Event Centre, 35 Brunel Rd, Mississauga, ON L4Z 3E8.

During the evening a number of special awards will be presented and anniversaries celebrated. What an evening!

Doors Open at 5:00pm, Dinner 7:00pm with ceremony to follow.

Tickets are $65 and going fast, with a special early bird discount price of $500 for a table of 10 (deadline Friday October 6th, at 5pm).

Order your tickets today! Ticket forms are available at The Credits 2017 Ticket Order Form or by calling Heritage Mississauga at 905-828-8411 ext. “0” or through email at

Support your Heritage Resource Centre and join us as we honour and celebrate these deserving nominees.

Heritage Mississauga is a not-for-profit charity dedicated to researching, recording and communicating Mississauga’s heritage. As Mississauga’s heritage source for over 56 years we have worked tirelessly to ensure the heritage of our city is preserved for future generations. Funds raised at this event will support the Heritage Resource Centre that the organization operates at the Robinson-Adamson House, The Grange (charitable registration no:11924 5660 RR0001).

Announcing Two New Awards for The Credits 2017

Nominations close July 31, 2017, nominate your heritage hero today!

In response to our great community, Heritage Mississauga is proud to present two new awards for The Credits 2017. The very popular Community Heritage category has been divided to focus on two separate areas of community and cultural heritage; the full definitions are:

“Please join us as we celebrate the “Heritage Heroes” and anniversaries within the community. Heritage is many things to many people and the Credits truly celebrates our diverse people and events that contribute to our quality of life in Mississauga. We want to know you and recognize your heritage in order for us to understand and live harmoniously.” – Event Chair Luz del Rosario

Community Heritage Award (2 Awards – Individuals & Groups)
Recognized in two categories; individuals and groups, who have preserved, communicated and engaged the community in the celebration of Mississauga’s heritage.

Cultural Heritage Award (2 Awards – Individual & Groups)
Recognized in two categories; individual and groups, who have engaged the community in the celebration of Mississauga’s diverse cultural heritage.

Who are your “Heritage Heroes”? In our richly diverse community, who do you know that has worked to preserve, communicate and celebrate heritage in Mississauga? Now is the time to honour and nominate them for one of Heritage Mississauga’s awards.

Sixteen awards will be presented to members of the Mississauga community during the evening and Heritage Mississauga will also honour significant milestone anniversaries from within the city.

One award of excellence will be presented in each of the following categories:

  • Lifetime Achievement
  • Heritage Business Leader
  • Heritage Champion
  • Community Heritage (Individual)
  • Community Heritage (Group)
  • Cultural Heritage (Individual)
  • Cultural Heritage (Group)
  • Youth
  • Aboriginal
  • Modern
  • Volunteer
  • Architectural
  • Natural

The Betty Ross Memorial Volunteer Award, President’s & Chairman’s Awards, will also be presented.


Thursday October 12, 2017
Mississauga Grand Banquet and Event Centre

Nominate today and ensure that heritage is celebrated and remembered; recognize and acknowledge the Heritage Heroes in your community and join us in October for another glittering event. Nomination forms can be found on our website at: