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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, 85 residents have been recognized for their efforts and dedication to their communities.

Who can be nominated?

Nominees will be judged according to the following criteria:

  • Activity - What did the nominee do? How many years did they commit to volunteer efforts?
  • Leadership - How did the nominee demonstrate leadership?
  • Other Volunteer Involvement - What other volunteer activities has the nominee participated in?
  • Impact - What was the outcome of the volunteer's efforts? How many people benefited? What was accomplished?

Award Categories

  • Youth - This award recognizes people under 25 who have made considerable contributions to their schools, organizations, and communities through volunteer work. These volunteers serve as role models, encouraging their peer groups to give of themselves for the benefit of the community.
  • Individual Volunteers - This is presented to exceptional individual volunteers whose efforts have contributed significantly to the quality of life in their communities.
  • Older Adult - Honors an older adult who generously gives their time and energy to help others and their community.
  • Award of Merit -This award is presented to individuals who have made an exemplary contribution to the community. Posthumous nominations are accepted.

Important Dates

DEADLINE FOR NOMINATIONS
February 22nd, 2019

MACDONALD VOLUNTEER SERVICE AWARDS RECEPTION
April 4, 2019 - Oak Bluff

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?

Nomination forms and 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