January 30, 2015
Celebrating Contributions to the Province
ONL Acknowledges Commitment to Excellence; Nomination Deadline is February 28
The Honourable Paul Davis, Premier of Newfoundland and Labrador, is reminding all residents that the deadline to nominate a deserving individual for the province's most prestigious award, the Order of Newfoundland and Labrador, is Saturday, February 28, 2015.
"Since it was established in 2004, the Order has been bestowed upon 69 deserving individuals who represent excellence in the fields of philanthropy, business, human rights, athletics, the arts, tourism, science and medicine - just to name a few. And while their backgrounds and life experiences are all very different, they all share one common trait - their commitment to enriching the lives of their fellow Newfoundlanders and Labradorians."
- The Honourable Paul Davis, Premier of Newfoundland and Labrador
At a formal ceremony, the Lieutenant Governor of Newfoundland and Labrador, as Chancellor of the Order, presents each recipient with a medal bearing the shield of Newfoundland and Labrador surmounted by the Crown. Members receive a certificate signed by the chancellor and sealed with the seal of the Order, as well as a lapel pin. Members of the Order are also entitled to use the initials O.N.L. after their names.
"We all know people in our communities who continuously give of their time and energy, often at their own personal sacrifice. What better way to recognize someone's hard work, perseverance and dedication than nominating them for this prestigious honour?"
- Premier Davis
The deadline to nominate an individual for the Order is Saturday, February 28, 2015. For more information on the Order and the nomination process, please visit www.gov.nl.ca/onl.
- The Order of Newfoundland and Labrador nomination deadline date is February 28, 2015.
- Information on the Order, past recipients and the nomination process is available online at www.gov.nl.ca/onl.
- Since it was established in 2004, 69 deserving individuals have received the Order of Newfoundland and Labrador.
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Director of Communications
Office of the Premier
Special Assistant, Communications
Office of the Premier
2015 01 30 11:20 a.m.