Nominations open for 'Pioneers in Agriculture'

Heroes Day 2016 will honor pioneers from Cayman’s farming communities, and the public is invited to submit nominations for “Pioneers in Agriculture” from Sept. 1-30.

The public is asked to nominate people who have made significant contributions to agriculture in the Cayman Islands over the decades.

Nominations can be made in five categories:

Early Pioneer – will recognize a person, alive or deceased, who has made a significant contribution prior to 1960 to the development or delivery of agriculture in the Cayman Islands.

Pioneer – will recognize a person, alive or deceased, who has made a significant contribution, between 1960 to 2005 to the development or delivery of agriculture in the Cayman Islands.

Emerging Pioneer – will recognize an individual who has made a significant contribution from 2005 to the present to the development or delivery of agriculture in the Cayman Islands.

Memorial Scroll – will recognize a deceased person who was a leader or notable contributor to the development or delivery of agriculture in the Cayman Islands.

Long Service Award – will recognize an individual who is alive, who may not necessarily have been a leader but is a long-standing contributor to the development or delivery of agriculture in the Cayman Islands for 10 or more years.

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