The recipient of the Kawartha Chamber’s 2019 Not-for-Profit Excellence Award is the Lakefield Literary Festival!
Lakefield’s literary heritage has been celebrated for 25 years while showcasing Canadian
authors and promoting the joy of reading. With a reputation for excellence the Festival and its
hometown have become known to literary enthusiasts and authors throughout the country.
Entirely volunteer run this incorporated non-profit has a broad base of partners, vibrant online
presence and full range of policies. Many of the 100 volunteers have been involved from the
Each year, the Awards of Excellence & Social Gala includes a large silent auction, and live auction. Many local businesses generously contribute to the auction, and even if you are unable to attend, we want to give you the opportunity to submit your bids on some amazing items!
To submit an outside bid, please email your maximum bid to email@example.com no later than 4 PM on Thursday, October 10th. Please use ‘Auction Bid’ in the email subject line. A proxy bidder will be assigned to submit bids on your behalf up to your maximum bid.
The 20th Annual Awards of Excellence & Social Gala is taking place on Thursday, October 10th at Lakefield College School.
Thank you to these businesses for their generous support of this event!
Congratulations to everyone who was nominated for our 2019 Awards of Excellence! We received over 100 nominations.
Our Awards of Excellence will be presented at our 20th Annual Awards of Excellence and Social Gala, which is taking place on Thursday, October 10th at Lakefield College School. Doors open at 6:30pm.