Nova Scotia Lieutenant Governor’s Community Spirit Award was presented to Berwick and Surrounding Areas, by the Honourable Mayann E. Francis, Lieutenant Governor of Nova Scotia, on September 4th, 2011!

Congratulations to the four communities that are the recipients of the 2011 Lieutenant Governor’s Community Spirit Award! The communities of the Town of Berwick & Surrounding Areas; East River Valley, Pictou County; St. Ann’s Bay/North Shore (Cape Breton); and Woodville, Kings County, were selected from 10 nominations, all of which showed a high degree of community collaboration and strength.

The award, launched in 2007 by Mayann E. Francis, Lieutenant-Governor of Nova Scotia, recognizes up to four communities annually that demonstrate engaged and active citizens across many aspects of community life.

Read the winning nomination for the Town of Berwick and Surrounding Areas.

Read what Nova Scotia: Come to Life had to say about our award!

Read the Lieutenant Governor’s presentation to Berwick and Surrounding Areas!

This program is supported by corporate sponsor Nova Scotia Power Inc., provincial media sponsor Transcontinental Media Inc. and HRM media sponsor, the Halifax Metro. For more information on the community nominations, visit The Lieutenant Governor Community Spirit Award website.

For more information about why Berwick is a great place to live, contact Carol Boylan-Hartling, Programming Assistant, at (902) 538-8616 or by email.