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What are the Community Awards?

The Delta Township Community Awards Program was created to help recognize the significant contributions our citizens and businesses make to our community, celebrating their accomplishments. It highlights those individuals that have gone above and beyond to make Delta Township a great place to live, work and play.

This year’s event will be held on Tuesday, October 22, 2019 at 5:30 p.m. at the Crowne Plaza Lansing West Hotel.

 


 

Program Awards

Nominees must meet the criteria listed within the nomination forms. All nominations must be submitted no later than Monday, September 30, at 5:00 p.m.  Nominations should be submitted through the online entry form(s) listed to the left (a printable version is also available under each tab or upon request.)  If you choose to fill out a hard copy nomination, please return it via email to the Delta Township Community Awards Committee at awards@deltami.gov, by mail to the Manager’s Office, 7710 West Saginaw Highway, Lansing, MI 48917, or via fax to 517-327-1703

Nominations are being sought for following 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 for the 2019-2020 school year (whether 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 academic scholarship, sponsored by the Delta Side Business Association will be awarded to the recipient.

 

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 amongst entities of the Greater Lansing Region.

 


 

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. If you are interested in becoming a sponsor, please fill out our sponsorship form at the link below. 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 323-8590 or via email at awards@deltami.gov for more information.

What kind of publicity can I expect?

Your name and sponsorship level will be included on the Community Awards page of the Township’s website, 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 for the expenses of the reception including refreshments, flowers, publicity, printing expenses, awards, etc.

Sponsorship Levels

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
  • Six (6) 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 shared reserved table at the event with company name prominently displayed
  • Four (4) complimentary tickets to the event

Silver Level ($500):

  • Logo placement 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 event program and online publications
  • One (1) complimentary ticket to the event
Sign me up!

If you are interested in becoming a sponsor fill out our online sponsorship form below or you may download our brochure and return it to the Manager’s Office no later than October 1, 2018. If you have any questions, please contact the manager’s office at (517) 323-8590 or via email at awards@deltami.gov for more information.

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Nomination Forms
 

 
Past Nominees

Past Nominees 2006 to Present


 

Award Nominees & Recipients

Delta Township Community Awards Sponsorship Form
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Thank You 2019 Sponsors!

Diamond Sponsors


 

Platinum Sponsors


 

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