Georgian Bay, Muskoka and Haliburton nominees for Wood WORKS! 8th Annual Awards

Oct 28th, 2008 10:08 AM

Georgian Bay, Muskoka and Haliburton nominees for Wood WORKS! 8th Annual Awards

(North Bay, Ontario)  Wood WORKS! is pleased to announce the nominees for the 8th Annual Ontario Wood WORKS! Awards. The 2008 awards will be presented during the 8th Annual Awards Gala in Toronto on Wednesday, November 12, in the Cohen Ballroom at the Toronto Congress Centre (award presentation at 6:30 pm).

The Wood WORKS! Awards celebrate excellence and innovation in Ontario's wood-based construction and design, recognizing people and organizations dedicated to pioneering and preserving the use of wood.

Nominees from Georgian Bay, Muskoka and Haliburton include:

Island 254 C (Georgian Bay)
Shawanaga Bay Cottage (Georgian Bay)
Shift Cottage (Georgian Bay)
Muskoka Cottage (Lake Rousseau)
Morrison Boathouse (Lake Rousseau)
Colley Cleveland Cottage (Muskoka)
Parry Sound Microtel Inn and Suites (Parry Sound)
Camp Oochigeas (Rousseau)
Ruth Dare Health Clinic (Rousseau)

Working with the design community, Wood WORKS! connects practitioners with resources related to the use of wood in commercial construction, assists in product sourcing, and facilitates the delivery of education and training. The project's mandate is to work toward changing attitudes and perceptions about wood use by communicating its attributes as a sustainable, cost-effective and innovative material (See www.wood-works.org for more information).

Wood WORKS! is an industry led initiative of the Canadian Wood Council.

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For additional information on the Awards program, the 2008 nominees, and digital photos of nominated projects, please contact:

Sarah Hicks, shicks (at)wood-works.ca, 705-796-3381
Don Huff, huffd (at) huffstrategy.com or 416-972-7404


Please note
– RSVP’s for media credentials and dinner arrangements are preffered, please confirm attendance with Sarah Hicks.


Wood WORKS!
is a national, industry-led initiative spearheaded by the Canadian Wood Council and industry partners to promote the increased use of wood in commercial, industrial and institutional construction.  www.wood-works.org