Times Colonist Named Title Sponsor for 2012 EcoStar Awards

Apr 30, 2012

Victoria, BC -The Capital Regional District (CRD) is pleased to announce that the Times Colonist is the title sponsor for the 2012 EcoStar Awards.

Held annually, the EcoStar Community Environmental Awards recognize outstanding achievements and contributions by local businesses, groups, non-profits and individuals working to enhance our environment. This year’s event will be held on Tuesday, September 11.

Every environmental leader deserves the opportunity to highlight and demonstrate their contributions toward making the capital region a more vibrant community,” said Shannon Kowalko, Community Relations Manager for the Times Colonist. “We’re thrilled to have the opportunity to support this worthwhile initiative.”

Nominations for the 2012 EcoStar awards open on Monday, May 7, 2012 and can be completed online until Friday, June 8, 2012 at midnight. For those without internet access, a paper nomination form will be available at 625 Fisgard Street, Victoria.

Businesses interested in learning more about sponsorship opportunities are invited to contact Jennifer Elliott at ecostar@crd.bc.ca.

For more information on the 2012 EcoStar awards visit here. 


For further information please contact:
Andy Orr, Senior Manager CRD Corporate Communications
Office: 250.360.3229 | Cell: 250.216.5492

Shannon Kowalko, Community Relations Manager
Times Colonist
T 250.380.5379, F 250.995.4422, M 250.883.2762