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People Who Make a Difference 2015

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.

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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.

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Board member Dennis O’Neil presents the Volunteer Youth award to Justin Attfield.

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.