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Delta Township Community Awards 2017 Call for Nominations

The Delta Township Community Awards Committee is seeking nominations in each of the following four categories:
The Citizen of the Year Award will honor selected individual citizens whose extraordinary contributions go “above and beyond” to enhance the quality of life and general reputation of the township.
The Young Person of the Year Award is limited to high school seniors (whether a traditional high school or home-schooled) who have made a positive contribution to the community, is an example to their friends, may have excelled in academics, music, arts, athletics, etc., or has successfully faced personal challenges. A $2,000 scholarship, sponsored by the Delta Side Business Association, will be awarded to the selected individual.
The Community Organization of the Year Award will honor selected groups or organizations for their dedication in serving and promoting Delta Township through volunteer contributions that has impacted the quality of life in Delta Township, provided leadership over a period of years, thereby contributing to the township’s character, and/or made a valuable contribution that has enhanced the quality of life for residents of Delta Township.
The Business of the Year Award will honor selected Delta Township businesses or business persons who have been responsible for exceptional outcomes between and among businesses, governments, and nonprofit organizations; OR, have served as a role model for other business; OR, have gone above and beyond the scope of business to support and promote Delta Township.  The goal is to promote shared community interests and encourage business harmony within the township and among entities of the Greater Lansing Region.
All nominations must be submitted no later than Thursday, September 28, at 5:00 p.m.  Nominations may be submitted online or a printable PDF version is also available.  If you choose to fill out a hard copy nomination form, please return it via email to Linda Wells at lwells@deltami.gov , by mail to the Manager’s Office, 7710 West Saginaw Highway, Lansing, MI 48917, or via fax to 517-327-1703.
This year’s Community Awards Reception will take place Thursday, October 26 at the Crowne Plaza Lansing West.  The event will begin at 5:30 p.m. with a cocktail reception before the awards presentation.

Interested in Sponsoring this Event?

The Delta Township Community Awards Event is an excellent opportunity for your business or organization to gain some public recognition on multiple media platforms, for supporting your community.
For a small investment in this event, your business will receive online recognition via the Township’s website, social media pages, and monthly e-newsletter, as well as recognition during the award event that includes signage, inclusion in our slideshow presentation and in our program.
Click here to read about our wide range of sponsorship opportunities. For questions or more information contact  Mary Worland at mworland@deltami.gov or at 517-323-8590.

Sponsorship Opportunities

Sponsorship opportunities are available! The Delta Township Community Awards program is a success due in large part to our sponsors and in return, we go out of our way to make sure you receive maximum visibility and impact for your investment! The support of the community is integral to this event and it simply could not be achieved without that support. Please take a look at our Sponsorship opportunities listed below.

If you are interested in becoming a sponsor, please fill out our sponsorship form or you may download a PDF version of the sponsorship form and return it to the Manager’s Office 7710 West Saginaw Highway, Lansing, MI 48917. A committee member will follow-up with you to ensure you have a positive sponsorship experience. If you have any questions, please contact the manager’s office at (517) 323-8590 or via email at lwells@deltami.gov for more information.

Download our brochure and sponsorship form.

Diamond Level ($5,000 or more):

  • Opportunity to address event attendees.
  • Recognition in all media ads and interviews
  • Logo placement on signage, event program, and online publications
  • One reserved table at the event with company name prominently displayed
  • Eight (8) complimentary tickets to the event

Platinum Level ($2,000):

  • Recognition in all media ads and interviews
  • Logo placement on signage, event program, and online publications
  • One reserved table at the event with company name prominently displayed
  • Eight (8) complimentary tickets to the event

Gold Level ($1,000):

  • Recognition in all media ads and interviews
  • Logo placement on signage, event program, and online publications
  • One reserved table at the event with company name prominently displayed
  • Four (4) complimentary tickets to the event

Silver Level ($500):

  • Group recognition on signage, event program, and online publications
  • Two (2) complimentary tickets to the event

Bronze Level ($250):

  • Group recognition on signage, event program, and online publications
  • Two (2) complimentary tickets to the event

Patron Level ($100):

  • Recognition on the event’s program and online publications
  • One (1) complimentary ticket to the event

How do you advertise? Your name and sponsorship level will be included on the Community Awards page of the Township’s website, will be included in social media posts about the event, appear in the
Township’s monthly e-Newsletter “Talk of the Township,” and on promotional fliers for the event. Additionally, signage recognizing our sponsors will be displayed during the event and will also be highlighted in the event program. Gold, Platinum, and Diamond sponsors will be included in print or digital media ads and mentioned in interviews that are given.

What are sponsor donations used for? There are many ways that donations are used directly related to the Community Awards reception. The Young Person of the Year award is presented to a local high school senior, and the recipient receives a scholarship to continue their education beyond high school and sponsor donations cover this cost.

Other donations are used toward the expenses of the reception including refreshments, flowers, publicity, printing expenses, awards, etc.

Sign me up! If you are interested in becoming a sponsor, please fill out our online sponsorship form. A committee member will follow-up with you ensure you have a positive sponsorship experience.

Delta Township Community Awards Sponsorship Form
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