Town Announces Winners of Volunteer Recognition Awards

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The Town of The Blue Mountains would like to recognize the winners of the Volunteer Recognition Awards and extend sincere gratitude and appreciation to the countless volunteers who devote their time and effort to support the community.

The following Volunteers and Community Groups are this year’s recipients:

  • Arts and Culture Award: The Arts & Culture Council
  • Sustainability Award: Kathryn Robson
  • Sports and Recreation Award: Bruce King & Val Jones
  • Good Neighbour Award: Bill Abbotts
  • Blue Mountains Community Builder (Youth under 26): Calvin Bell
  • Blue Mountains Community Builder (Adult 26+): Cathy Smart
  • Outstanding Community Group Award: Beaver Valley Outreach

In partnership with The Seniors Network, The Town will host a Volunteer Recognition Awards Ceremony and Volunteer Fair to honour the recipients on Saturday, April 22, 2023, at the Beaver Valley Community Centre in Thornbury.

Members of the public are invited to attend the Awards Ceremony from 9:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., with a complimentary breakfast served to those in attendance. The Volunteer Fair will be hosted from 12:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m., giving the public time to meet with various community groups in the area to learn about volunteer opportunities. Light refreshments will be provided.

For more information on the Volunteer Recognition Awards, please visit or contact:

Community Services Department
(519) 599-3131 ext. 254

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