Joe Smallwood Memorial  Recognition Award

Hon.  Dennis King , Premier of Prince Edward Island, recently announced that the  Joe Smallwood Memorial Recognition Award will be presented again this year. The award will be presented  Atlantic Breeders Crown weekend to recipients(s) that  have demonstrated their  dedication and commitment to the PEI harness racing industry. Their involvement is to be considered as positive and impactful, through their spirit and fellowship within the  Prince Edward Island harness racing  sector . Special emphasis will be given to those who are seen to be  participants/contributors/builders at the grassroots level.

Criteria:

1)   A worthy individual(s) will be recommended by the Selection Committee to the Premier, from nominations received from the public.

2)   Any individual may be nominated

3)   Posthumous nominations will be considered

4)   Nominations must be received by September 18th each year, via a Nomination Process  available at the PEI Harness Racing Industry Association website www.peiharnessracing.com

Joe Smallwood Memorial Recognition Award

For Contribution to Prince Edward Island Harness Racing

How to Make a Nomination

Who can nominate someone?

Any individual or organization can submit nominations for the Joe Smallwood Memorial  Recognition Award. If you know of someone who you consider worthy of recognition, this is your opportunity to have them considered for special honour and recognition.

The deadline for current applications is September 18th, 2020.

Should I nominate someone?

The Joe Smallwood Memorial  Recognition Award  has been established as a way of acknowledging those individuals who meet the criteria for the award, notably by having made a  positive and impactful through  their spirit and fellowship within the  Prince Edward Island harness racing  industry.  It is a special act of appreciation to nominate someone you believe is deserving of such an honour.

How does the nomination process work?

The public nominates deserving individuals. An independent Selection  Committee considers each nomination and makes final recommendations to the Premier.

What does the recipient receive?

Honorees will be presented with the Joe Smallwood Memorial  Recognition Award at the Atlantic Breeders Crown banquet on Thanksgiving weekend each year. Recipients of the Award  will also receive an official certificate .

Joe Smallwood Memorial  Recognition Award

To nominate a worthy individual(s) for the Joe Smallwood Memorial Recognition Award please forward the following:

  1. A summary of why the individual being nominated should receive the award based upon the criteria of:

    Having  demonstrated their  dedication and commitment to the PEI harness racing industry, with their involvement  considered as positive and impactful, through their spirit and fellowship within the  Prince Edward Island harness racing  sector . Special emphasis will be given to those who are seen to be  participants/contributors/builders at the grassroots level.

  1. Any letters or emails of support from other individuals
  1. Please forward by September 18th, 2020 via email or letter to :

PEIHRIA
420 University Avenue
Suite 204A
Charlottetown, PE
C1A 7Z5

Phone – (902) 569-1682
Fax – (902) 569-1827
Email – peracing@eastlink.ca

Contact:   Wayne Pike – Executive Director