Successful people have a certain tendency – the more they achieve, the more they want to achieve. There is no shortage of such people in Jelgava, and to appreciate these residents, their contribution and contribution to our city, the highest awards are presented. Upon receiving this award, more than one person has admitted that they feel particularly touched and honored by it, because gratitude from their city, from their colleagues, associates, also from complete strangers, in whose lives they happen to be present with their work or advice, is purely human. is the most valuable and much more important. Because it’s thanks at home.
“It is up to each person to observe what is happening from the outside or to be deeply inside it – because half of it is impossible. At least it was not created by people whose whole life or a significant part of their life is connected with Jelgava, who with their attitude and attitude have earned the respect of those around them and who work tirelessly for the benefit of the city and its citizens. Tonight we are honoring people who have invested their skills, spirit and heart in the city in the long term, each in their own industry. Thank you for that,” Jelgava City Council Chairman Andris Rāviņš greeted the recipients of the highest award.
It should be noted that Artis Ābols, the head coach of the “Zemgale/LLU” hockey club, did not receive the Certificate of Honor in person. Together with the Latvian hockey team, he played the World Championship quarter-final match against Sweden on Thursday evening, in which the Latvian team won.
Jelgava’s highest awards have been presented since 1998. So far, 152 badges of honor and 241 articles of honor have been awarded. The highest awards in Jelgava are presented twice a year – on the city’s holiday and on the eve of the anniversary of the proclamation of the Republic of Latvia.
Get to know each recipient of Jelgava’s highest award by clicking on their name.
“I have always been a true Jelgava patriot in my thoughts and actions”
“I have experienced tremendous growth in the library industry”
“I will work as long as someone needs me”
“Hats off, how our Jelgava has grown”
“It is important that everyone involved has done their job well”
“It’s more difficult to find the right words in the dressing room”
“Work gives me the fulfillment of life”
“In every situation, I wonder how I would feel if I were in the patient’s place”
“One is not a fighter – it’s teamwork”
“I am grateful to Jelgava”
In the Department of Public Relations