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Ottawa Community Heroes to be Honoured
New annual awards ceremony announced
ONLINE:   WEDNESDAY FEBRUARY 16, 10:08 PM EST (GMT-5).

TRIBUTE will be paid to outstanding members of Ottawa's Community in a new annual awards ceremony on Friday May 26th.

The event will be entitled 'Capital Xtra's Heroes of 2000 Awards' and will take place at the Crowne Plaza Hotel at 7:00 PM.

Community volunteers and unsung heroes in the following categories will be honoured:

Youth activist of the Year
Volunteer of the Year
Achievement in the Arts
AIDS activist of the Year
Sports & Athletics
Entrepreneur of the Year
Humanitarian of the Year
Lifetime Achievement
Editor¹s Choice Award

The event will start with cocktails.  The awards ceremony will begin at 8:00.

Nominations are being accepted by Capital Xtra until April 7th.