THE CREDITS is Heritage Mississauga’s annual event taking place Thursday November 8, which honours members of the Mississauga community for their contributions and achievements with a celebration of our community heritage. Heritage Mississauga has recognized “Heritage Heroes” in the community for over 22 years, presenting the Credits gala for the last six.
Evening Awards Gala: Friday November 8, 2019
Program Begins (Dinner & Awards): 6:30pm
Mississauga Grand Banquet and Event Centre
35 Brunel Road
Mississauga, ON L4Z 3E8
$650.00 for a table of 10
Join Us in Celebration:
Heritage Lifetime Achievement Award
Presented to an individual who has contributed 20+ years to preserving and promoting Mississauga’s heritage and whose leadership, initiative and commitment has resulted in an increased awareness of community heritage and an inspiration to others.
This award is presented to someone who has given outstanding contributions to the community, advocated, promoted and celebrated the milestones it has achieved.
This award is presented to a member of the community who gives of themselves to be a mentor, a friend, a heritage advocate. A hero who supports organizations great or small, making a positive impact helping to create a better community.
Betty Ross Memorial Award
This volunteer Appreciation award is named in honour of Betty Ross who was a long-serving, dedicated, and well-loved volunteer with both Heritage Mississauga and the Museums of Mississauga. It is presented by each organization in alternate years to honour a volunteer’s significant contribution supporting staff in their work.
Heritage Champion Award
Presented to an elected government official or member of provincial or municipal staff who has championed the cause of heritage and who has gone above and beyond their normal duties to support and promote heritage programs.
Heritage Legacy Award
Presented to an individual, organization or community group who have initiated cross-generational activities with the goal to foster awareness, promote and nurture the advancement of heritage through tradition, culture and community bringing generations together towards a common purpose.
Mississaugas of the Credit Cultural and Heritage Award
Presented to a member from any community who has demonstrated a commitment to awareness and preservation of the Mississaugas of the New Credit culture, traditions, community and heritage.
Heritage Business Leader Award
Presented to an individual or business who has shown vision and a commitment to preserving heritage, demonstrating leadership, furthering heritage values and fostering a sense of place and pride in the community.
Community Heritage Award
Recognized in two categories; individuals and groups, who have preserved, communicated and engaged the community in the celebration of Mississauga’s heritage.
Cultural Heritage Award
Recognized in two categories; individual and groups, who have engaged the community in the celebration of Mississauga’s diverse cultural heritage.
Heritage Youth Award
Presented to individuals or groups aged 12 to 30, whose project or activities have resulted in outstanding contributions to the promotion and celebration of heritage and whose actions have resulted in inspiring their peers to become involved in heritage.
Natural Heritage Award
Presented to individuals or groups who have demonstrated a commitment to conservation through activities that protect, promote and enhance Mississauga’s natural heritage resources.
Architectural Heritage Award
Presented in recognition of a property or landmark that celebrates cultural heritage through architecture that engages the local community in the exploration and preservation of our shared cultural heritage.
Modern Heritage Award
Presented to an individual or group whose project or activities celebrate urban growth and innovation, promoting heritage and creating a sense of place and pride in the Mississauga community.
Volunteer Heritage Award
The award is presented to an individual who has volunteered 10+ years within the city and has shown leadership, mentorship and community engagement as an ambassador for cultural heritage.