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2020 Community Awards

Each January, residents are invited to join with City and community leaders at our annual State of the City Address, for a recap of accomplishments from the past 12 months and a look ahead to a new year of exciting projects. While the details of what this event will entail during a time of COVID-19, the 2021 Address is scheduled for the evening of Monday, January 25.

The Community Awards is an integral part of the event and will be no different for the 2021 State of the City Address. The City encourages you to nominate an individual or group who makes our community a better place to live and work in for the following categories below.



Recognizes an Upper Arlington business that is actively involved in the community through support and participation in community service projects, providing financial or in-kind support for various causes or events, or bringing other benefits to the community

Community Enrichment

Presented to an individual or group that has spearheaded or is involved in a project or program that enhances the City’s quality of life through the arts, education, recreation, cultural diversity or enhancement of the natural environment.

Community Safety

Celebrates an individual or group involved in programming to raise awareness of or improve the overall health and safety of members of the community, or for a significant one-time act to help others in the community during a moment of need.


Awarded to an individual who is actively involved in his/her community through volunteer service, taking a leadership or participatory role in community programs.


Presented to a youth individual or group actively involved in volunteer service, or the participation in and development of community programs to benefit others.


Complete and submit the nomination form below.

Deadline – Monday, January 11, 2021

    Deadline - Monday, January 11, 2021

    AWARD Category: (check ONE - required)
    BusinessCommunity EnrichmentCommunity SafetySeniorYouth

    Name of Nominee: (required)

    City, State Zip (required)

    Deadline - Monday, January 11, 2021

    Nominations are submitted to the City Manager's Office, City of Upper Arlington, 3600 Tremont Road, Upper Arlington OH 43221. Phone: 614-583-5040

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