Community Building Awards Event Guidance & FAQ

Thank you for registering for the 24th Annual Ken Gass Community Building Awards

We are delighted to have you join our virtual premiere on Thursday December 16, 2021 from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m.

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Together, we will celebrate some of the best news of 2021! We anticipate you’ll be uplifted by the 19 individuals and groups dedicated to building connections and leveraging resources to expand our community’s capacity to make Whatcom County a healthier place where children, youth and families can thrive.

For your best viewing experience, you will need internet connectivity (the stronger the connection, the better the experience) and a computer, cell phone or other device with a screen to view online.

While we are safely distanced in our homes tonight, please know that over 200 people registered to attend the event. We are all watching together across Whatcom County and beyond!!

Before the Premiere Begins:

We encourage you to bring together those in your home, make some appetizers or a bowl of popcorn, sip on sparkling apple cider, light a candle, get comfortable and settle in for an inspiring evening! Feel free to send us messages of what makes this evening special in the chat box in YouTube.

Keep Connecting Simple:

To access the event, start your device (phone, computer, etc) and open the browser of your choice. Click here and open in a new tab or window.

For the Technically Adventurous or Wise:

Watch on a Smart TV: Some attendees may wish to mirror their device to a TV. We’ll leave this up to you.

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Need an assist with your tech?

If you are having any technical difficulties throughout the program, Kristin Danielson will be available to assist you.
Please call 360-738-1196 or email
Call or Email Kristin at 360-738-1196;

Thank you to our corporate sponsors!

Gold Legacy Sponsors

Bronze Award Sponsors

Friends Heroes of Hope Sponsors