A special night for St. Catharines volunteers

On the left is Margaret and Robin MacLennan Youth Volunteer Award recipient Sierra Spence and on the right is Mayor’s Volunteer of the Year Award recipient David Allan Jeffrey. City of St. Catharines photos

City of St. Catharines press release – Mayor Walter Sendzik and City Council applauded the efforts of volunteers from across St. Catharines at the City’s 31st annual Volunteer Recognition Night, thanking them for making a difference in their community.

“April is volunteer month and it is an honour to recognize so many of our residents who are involved in making St. Catharines such a strong, vibrant community at this special event,” said Mayor Sendzik. “On behalf of City Council, congratulations to all of the recipients and to the many organizations who benefit from the support of community volunteers – you are all making a difference.”

This year’s Volunteer Recognition Night also honoured the City’s ‘good neighbours’ with MyHoodSTC Recognition Awards, a new program designed to foster a healthier St. Catharines

Jayden Piccolo, Nathan Killins, Sierra Spence, Tori Kuchar were honoured with MyHoodSTC Youth Awards, recognizing individuals under the age of 25 who’ve taken a leadership role in their neighbourhood by improving the quality of life for residents.

Christina Thomas, David DeRocco, Debb Wayland, Murray Donovan were honoured with MyHoodSTC Connection Awards, recognizing individuals who’ve initiated activities to improve the quality of life for residents by designing an inclusive, diverse gathering in culture, age and ability.

More than 75 volunteers were recognized at the City’s Volunteer Recognition Night at Club Roma Tuesday, April 9/2019.



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