Nominate Ardmore’s Best and Brightest for a Charlie Award!

Sponsored by the Ardmore Initiative

Charles F. Ward Service to Ardmore Award is presented to a person whose good works have impacted Downtown Ardmore in meaningful and significant ways. The award is intended to honor someone whose attributes emulate those of Charlie Ward, past President of Lower Merion Township Board of Commissioners and Founding Chairman of the Ardmore Business District Authority, the Ardmore Initiative, in whose name this award is made.

Community Bright Spot Award recognizes a person, business or organization that’s made an impactful investment in Downtown Ardmore in 2018. This could be for breathing new life into a property, a splashy storefront renovation, throwing an exciting event, or for bringing a bold new type of business or service to Downtown Ardmore.

Shining Star Award recognizes a person, business or organization that’s a fixture in Downtown Ardmore because of their great service, commitment to the community, and putting quality into what they do. You know, the person or place that Downtown Ardmore just wouldn’t be the same without.

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Nominee Name

Nominee Business or Organization

Nominee Email

What good works and significant contributions has the nominee made to Downtown Ardmore? Name any specific activities or accomplishments made.

What three adjectives best describe the nominee?

Please provide any additional comments that support the nominee's candidacy for a particular award.


Your Name

Your Business, Organization or Connection to Ardmore

Your Email


Nominations must be submitted through the form above by midnight on Sunday, March 10th, 2019.

The awards will be presented at the Ardmore Initiative’s Annual Leadership Breakfast and Stakeholder Meeting scheduled for Tuesday March 19, 2019, from 8-10am.

A panel of current and honorary members of the Ardmore Initiative’s Board of Directors and staff will serve as the Award Selection Committee. The Committee may also make nominations for the award.

If no nominees are received for a particular award, the award will not be presented.

Questions? Call 610-645-0540 or email

Thank you for your participation!