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Macdonald Volunteer Service Awards

The Macdonald Volunteer Service Awards were introduced in 2006 at the 125th Anniversary of the RM of Macdonald. Several awards are presented annually by the Macdonald Public Recreation Commission at a special event honoring the recipients. Since its inception, 98 residents and 4 Organizations have been recognized for their efforts and dedication to their communities.

Who can be nominated?

The Macdonald Volunteer Service Award will be presented to individuals who have embodied the spirit of volunteerism and have
made a lasting and meaningful contribution through their volunteer activities.

• Candidate's volunteer work must have occurred in the R.M. of Macdonald.
• Individuals of any age can be nominated.

Criteria
Candidates will be judged according to the following criteria:
• Activity - What did the candidate do? How many years did he/she commit to volunteer efforts?
• Leadership - How did the candidate demonstrate leadership?
• Other volunteer involvement - What other volunteer activities has the candidate participated?
• Impact - What has the outcome of the candidate's efforts? How many people benefited? What was actually accomplished?

Award Categories

  • Youth - Recognizes young people who have made considerable contributions to their schools, organizations and community through volunteering. These young people serve as role models, encouraging other young people to give themselves for the betterment of their community and municipality.
  • Individual Volunteers - Presented to exceptional volunteers whose efforts have contributed significantly to the quality of life of their community.
  • Award of Merit -Awarded to an individual who has made an exemplary contribution to the municipality. Award of Merit candidates have served the wider municipality by performing multiple volunteer activities over an extended period of time providing benefit beyond their own community.

Note: Awards will be limited to one individual in each category from each community

Important Dates

DEADLINE FOR NOMINATIONS
February 21, 2020

MACDONALD VOLUNTEER SERVICE AWARDS RECEPTION
CANCELLED

How to Nominate:

PLEASE FILL OUT THE FOLLOWING INFORMATION AND SUBMIT:
Nominee's:Name, address, phone number and email.
Nominator's: Name, address, phone number and email.
Choose category for nomination: Youth, Individual, Older Adult, or Award of Merit

Nominee info: (Please provide as much detail as possible)

  • Describe the volunteer activity/activities that the candidate has been involved.
  • How many years has the candidate been volunteering?
  • How has the candidate's efforts impacted the community?
  • What is exceptional about this individual? How has this nominee been an inspiration to others? Why should the award be given to this person?

Further information is available from MHRD at 204.885.2444 or .

Past Award Recipients:

2006 - 2009

NAME

CATEGORY

YEAR

Samantha Kozalk (La Salle)

Youth

2006

Ernie Chumola (Starbuck)

Individual

2006

Joanne Rempel (Oak Bluff)

Individual

2006

Walter Carswell (Domain)

Award of Merit

2006

Mildred Sweeney (Domain)

Award of Merit

2006

Don & Gladys Manness (Domain)

Award of Merit

2006

Ruth Gellatly (Starbuck)

Award of Merit

2006

1973 Oak Bluff Volunteer & Recreation Board (Oak Bluff)

Award of Merit

2006

Richard Hewett (Oak Bluff)

Individual

2006

Heather Lewko (Sanford)

Individual

2007

Lorne Erb (Sanford)

Award of Merit

2007

Les McIntosh (Starbuck)

Individual

2007

Tom Hancock (Oak Bluff)

Individual

2008

John & Helen Marshall (Starbuck)

Individual

2008

Becki Kozalk (La Salle)

Youth

2009

Florence Parker (Starbuck)

Individual

2009

Kerri Molloy (La Salle)

Individual

2009

Barbara Agland-O’Connor (La Salle)

Individual

2009

Marlene Podaima (Starbuck)

Award of Merit

2009

Brian Ewanika (La Salle)

Award of Merit

2009

Jim Moffat (Sanford)

Award of Merit

2009

2010 - 2014

Danny & Roslyn Anseeuw (Oak Bluff)

Individual

2010

Heather Bunkowsky (Brunkild)

Individual

2010

Romeo Saltiss (Starbuck)

Award of Merit

2010

Monty Magarrell (La Salle/Domain)

Award of Merit

2010

Grace Hendrickson (Starbuck)

Award of Merit

2010

Gerald Hogue (Domain)

Award of Merit

2010

Michelle Erb (Sanford)

Youth

2011

Sharon Masse (Starbuck)

Individual

2011

Tammy Shirtliff (Starbuck)

Individual

2011

Rae Cormier (La Salle)

Individual

2011

Janice Harrison (Domain)

Award of Merit

2011

Eric Glass (Oak Bluff)

Award of Merit

2011

Wendy Kukelko (Oak Bluff)

Individual

2012

Gary Romijn (La Salle)

Individual

2012

Michelle Grabowski (Brunkild)

Individual

2012

Ray Kasur (Sanford)

Individual

2012

Regina Parker (La Salle)

Individual

2012

Janis McMorran (Starbuck)

Award of Merit

2012

Shirley Cole (Domain)

Award of Merit

2012

Patsy Andrews-Vert (Starbuck)

Individual

2013

Larry Manson (Domain)

Individual

2013

Rita Lavoie (Starbuck)

Individual

2013

Lynne Elke (La Salle)

Individual

2013

Jon and Jen Magarrell (Domain)

Individual

2013

Isobel Cuddy (Sanford)

Award of Merit

2013

Joyce and Rudy Dusik (Oak Bluff)

Award of Merit

2013

Doug Pouteau (Sanford)

Individual

2014

2015 - 2018

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Cordelia Yaworski

Individual Award

2015

Sharon Bestland & Barb Kaminsky (Brunkild)

Individual Award

2015

Ron Hewett (Oak Bluff)

Award of Merit

2015

Starbuck Dinner Theater (Starbuck)

Award of Merit

2015

Marianne & Dennis Litster (Domain)

Award of Merit

2015

Tom & Donna Bell (La Salle)

Award of Merit

2016

Alison Sims (Brunkild)

Individual

2016

Jane Manness (Domain)

Individual

2016

Harry Ammeter (Starbuck)

Award of Merit

2016

Marie & Brent Poole (Oak Bluff)

Award of Merit

2016

Doug Moors (Sanford)

Award of Merit

2016

Erin Westra (Oak Bluff)

Youth

2016

Alyssa Robb (Oak Bluff)

Youth

2016

Lenny Poersch (Brunkild)

Award of Merit

2017

Ben Brigg (Domain)

Youth

2017

Carol Pasieczka (Domain)

Individual

2017

Philip and Leanne Fenez (La Salle)

Individual

2017

Trevor Richardson (Sanford)

Individual

2017

Cathy Arnal (Starbuck)

Award of Merit

2017

Earl Winzinowich (Oak Bluff)

Individual

2017

Stacey Enns (Domain)

Individual

2018

Chris Lippens (La Salle)

Individual

2018

Kathryn Bartmanovich (Sanford)

Individual

2018

Kelly Kabernick (Sanford)

Individual

2018

Enrica Herfurth & Darren Fisher (Brunkild)

Individual

2018

Kerry Baldwin (Starbuck)

Award of Merit

2018

Doug Erb (Oak Bluff)

Award of Merit

2018

2019

Scott Adair (Sanford)

Individual Award

2019

Vona Guiler (Starbuck)

Individual Award

2019

Greg McCulloch (La Salle)

Individual Award

2019

Glenn Brenner (La Salle) Individual Award 2019
Brad Day (La Salle) Individual Award 2019
Garth Hanna (Brunkild) Individual Award 2019
Steve McFarlane (Oak Bluff) Individual Award 2019
Jamie Scharf (Sanford) Individual Award 2019
Harlan Bestland (Brunkild) Award of Merit 2019

La Salle Day Care Committee

(La Salle) - Jenn Penner, Janice Brown & Heather Wiebe

Award of Merit 2019