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Begun in 2010, the Huron County Cultural Awards celebrate the best in arts, culture and heritage in Huron County.  The public are invited to submit nominations for their favourite cultural person, event, organization or individual in the different categories in the spring of each year. Finalists and award recipients are selected from those submitted nominations. The awards are jointly produced by Huron Arts & Heritage Network (HAHN), and the Cultural Services of the County of Huron.

Previous Recipients Are:

Cultural Event or Organization

2010 – Huron Pioneer Threshers and Hobby Association

2011 – Bayfield Festival of Song

2012 – Goderich Celtic Roots Festival

2013 – Blyth Festival Art Gallery

2014 – Bach Music Festival of Canada

2015 – Fare on 4/Blyth 14/19 Cultural Initiative

2016 – Blyth Festival

 

Individual Artist

2010 – Robert Tetu/Beechwood Pottery

2011 – Elizabeth Van den Broeck

2012 – Greg Sherwood

2013- John Soules

2014- Susan Hay

2015- Kelly Stevenson

2016 – Lyndon John X

 

Heritage Individual or Contribution

2010 – Ken Cardno

2011 – Joanne Bowen

2012 – Narcisse, The Play – St. Joseph and Area Historical Society

2013 – Van Egmond House

2014 – A Remembrance: The Great Lakes Storm of 1913

2015 – David Yates

2016 – Bayfield Historical Society & Archives Room

 

Community Contribution

2010 – Pam Stanley

2011 – Rhea Hamilton Seeger

2012- Friedhelm Hoffman

2013 – Cathy and David Armour

2014 – Gail Lear

2015 – Alison Lobb

2016 – Keith Roulston

 

Youth Award

2011 – Mathais Memmel

2012 – Curtis te Brinke

2013 – Hugh Lobb

2014 – Genevieve & Shannon Pitre

2015 – Holly Clausius

* Replaced by the Blyth Centre for the Arts and Huron Arts & Heritage Network Scholarship Fund in 2016

 

Innovator’s Award

2015 – Leigh Cassel

2016 – FauxPop Media

 

Huron County Warden’s Award

2013 – Catherine Weber

2014 – Duncan McGregor

2015 – Verna Steffler

2016 – Gerry Smith