Click here to submit a nomination for the 2014 Legacy Awards!
The deadline to submit a nomination for the 2014 Legacy Awards is January 15, 2014
The Legacy Awards honor Charlotte leaders who are creating lasting change and measurable difference in our community.
Congratulations to our 2013 Award Recipients
Newcomer of the Year Award: Debra Plousha Moore
Community Service Award: A Child’s Place
Unsung Hero Award: Bob Bowler
Schley R. Lyons Circle of Excellence Award: Emily Zimmern
Lifetime Achievement Award: Dr. Francis Robicsek
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Legacy Award recipients announced in Charlotte Observer.
Celebrate community leadership by nominating your favorite leader! All community members
and Leadership Charlotte alumni are encouraged to submit nominations. Category descriptions are below. Click here to submit a nomination.
Lifetime Achievement Award
This individual has demonstrated a commitment over time to serving the community in various capacities. He/She has made significant contributions, both personally and professionally, to the betterment of Charlotte and serves as a role model in volunteer community leadership.
Unsung Hero Award
This individual works quietly behind the scenes for the good of the community and demonstrates leadership through dedication and service to the Charlotte-area community. He/She contributes time and talent, though not publicly heralded.
Newcomer of the Year Award
This individual, who has lived in Charlotte less than five years, has actively sought opportunities to improve the quality of life in our community. He/She has made significant contributions, both personally and professionally, to the betterment of Charlotte.
Community Service Award
This organization has enriched and improved the quality of life in our community through creativity and innovation in community service.
Schley R. Lyons Circle of Excellence Award
This Leadership Charlotte Graduate has demonstrated outstanding leadership qualities in keeping with the ideals of Leadership Charlotte.
Previous Award Recipients (View here)