Recently, the Aylmer Area Community Foundation recognized community volunteers for their contribution with their ‘People Who Make a Difference Awards’. Area citizens who, through their volunteering, assistance to others, care and promotion of their community have made a difference in the life of this area are being recognized by the Foundation for their generous efforts.
2015 Award Recipients were:
Volunteer Youth Award: Justin Attfield
Awarded to a youth up to and including 18 years who has made a significant contribution through their contributions to the community. Nominees can be considered for volunteerism plus leadership, spirit and or individual excellence.
Family Volunteer Award: Don and Judy Durkee
Awarded to a family that has made outstanding contributions to the community and has demonstrated consistent caring for the improvement of life in the area.
Corporate Award: Hills Pharmacy
Awarded to a local business or organization for outstanding support and promotion of local volunteerism through corporate culture, activities and/or philanthropic programs.
Helping Hands Award: Bill Cresswell and Doug Claus
Awarded to a volunteer who contributes significantly to improving the quality of life for others through hands-on work such as serving meals, driving, care giving or administrative tasks.
Innovative Award: Scott Lewis
Awarded to an individual or organization that successfully engages volunteers in an innovative and creative style.
Aylmer Area Community Foundation Board Chair, Jack Couckuyt presented the awards in January to community recipients.
From left: Jack Couckuyt, Doug Claus, Bill Cresswell, Rowland Hill and Scott Lewis.
Nominations are always welcomed and appreciated to the Aylmer Area Community Foundation for their ‘People Who Make a Difference’ awards. For more information on the awards click here.