Nominate a Peace Builder Today!

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July 18, 2019
Nominate a Peace Builder Today
Nominations are open for the 17th Annual Peace Builder Awards!
Over the last 16 years, more than 150 individuals and groups have received Peace Builder Awards for their contributions to peace building in Whatcom County.
We are seeking nominations for individuals or groups in Whatcom County that creatively resolved conflict, contributed to peaceful dispute resolution, promoted reconciliation between divergent individuals or groups, or otherwise promoted peace in the past year.
The deadline to submit a nomination is 5 PM on Friday, August 2nd.
Save the Date!
November 15th, 2019
This year’s Peace Builder Award recipients will be celebrated at the
17th Annual Peace Builder Awards Gala at Bellingham Technical College's Settlemyer Hall on November 15th, 2019.
Presented by Peoples Bank, the event celebrates people putting the pieces together for creative conflict resolution in our neighborhoods, our schools and our community. In addition to the awards, the event features music, dinner, a silent auction, and grand prize raffle. Proceeds from the Gala benefit the WDRC’s mission to provide and promote constructive and collaborative approaches to conflict.
Tickets will go on sale in September!
Supporting the Peace Builder Awards
There are lots of ways to support the Peace Builder Awards, from sponsoring the event, to donating an item to the silent auction, to baking a delicious treat for our dessert dash.
Sponsor the Gala
Promote your business with a Peace Builder Awards sponsorship! Sponsorship is a great way to get your brand in front of 300+ guests, while helping the WDRC to meet our fundraising goals. Interested businesses should complete and return this form.
Donate to the Silent Auction
Do you craft? Love to cook? Have a skill you want to share? Consider turning your hobby into a creative donation to our silent auction! Complete and return this form.
Make a Dessert
Calling all bakers and lovers of dessert! The dessert dash is an unforgettable part of the Peace Builder Awards dinner. Your sweet treats will tempt our guests and help us fund our conflict resolution services. Email us.
Interested in supporting the Gala? Have questions? Contact