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

Awards will be presented in each of the following categories:

• Individual Award

• Group award

• Youth Award

• Lifetime Achievement award

• Heritage Property Stewardship 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 the Delhi Tobacco Museum & Heritage Centre, Eva Brook Donly Museum & Archives, Norfolk Arts Centre, Port Dover Harbour Museum, Waterford Heritage & Agricultural Museum, the Robinson Administrative Office or at


The deadline for receipt of nominations has been changed to  March 31, 2020.

Applications should be mailed, faxed or delivered to:

Gail Gates
c/o Heritage & Culture Division
185 Robinson Street, Suite 200, Simcoe, ON, N3Y 5L6
Fax: 519-427-5901


A panel representing the Norfolk County Heritage and Culture sites will review the nominations and pick the four winners. These will be announced at a reception held in their honour and through the local media.