Norfolk County, ON – February 16, 2017 – Named after Norfolk County’s official flower, these awards have been created to honour individuals and groups for their outstanding achievements and contributions to heritage and culture within Norfolk County. Examples include:

  • Heritage – built, natural, multicultural, or social history;
  • Culture – visual arts, performing arts, literary arts, crafts, music, and media arts.

Four awards will be presented. One in each of the following categories:

  • Individual Award
  • Group Award
  • Youth Award
  • Lifetime Achievement Award

Norfolk’s lively heritage and culture community has been built on the tireless efforts of countless dedicated individuals and groups.  If you know someone whom you feel is deserving of acknowledgement for their hard work or innovation in this area, they could be a candidate for a Dogwood Award. Anyone can submit a nomination. Forms with all the necessary information are available at Norfolk Heritage and Culture sites, the Robinson Administration Building, 2nd Floor or at

The deadline for receipt of nominations is Friday, March 31, 2017 at 4:30 p.m.

Applications should be mailed, faxed, delivered or emailed to:

Heritage & Culture, Norfolk County

185 Robinson Street, Suite 200

Simcoe, ON N3Y 5L6

Attention: Gail Gates, Heritage & Culture Admin Assistant

Fax: (519) 427-5901 or Email:

The annual Norfolk County Heritage & Culture Dogwood Awards will be presented later this spring.

For more information and the nomination form, visit