North Grenville’s Council Announces 2022 Civic Awards Recipients

NORTH GRENVILLE, ON – North Grenville’s Council is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2022 Civic Awards, which are intended to highlight individuals and groups who have demonstrated outstanding service to the community.

“On behalf of Council, we would like to extend our sincere congratulations to all recipients and thank them for the significant role they have played over the last year in contributing to the culture of caring and leadership that makes North Grenville so special,” said Mayor Nancy Peckford. 

“We would also like to express our gratitude to everyone who took the time to nominate an individual or organization. North Grenville is very fortunate to have such motivated and talented volunteers who are committed to making our community a vibrant place to be,” emphasized Mayor Peckford.

New in 2023: Civic Awards Ceremony and Reception

Council will be hosting the 2022 Civic Awards ceremony and reception on Thursday, June 8, 6:30 – 8:30 pm at the North Grenville Municipal Centre. Civic Award recipients, family, friends, colleagues and members of the public are all invited and encouraged to attend. Light refreshments will be served.

“We look forward to celebrating in person this year and hope we are joined by many other community leaders in recognizing the wonderful contributions of the 2022 Civic Awards recipients,” added Deputy Mayor John Barclay.

The Civic Awards Program was established to recognize and honour the contributions and dedication of individuals and groups who make outstanding contributions to improving the quality of life for all those living and working in North Grenville. 

Since the program began in 2009, more than 59 individuals and 16 groups have been recognized for their efforts.

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The 2022 Civic Awards were awarded to the following individuals and organizations: 

Arts and Culture (Senior, 56 years and older): Karyne Besso

Arts and Culture (Group): Bubba and Bugs - Scott Godwin and Luc Vincent

Environment (Youth): Phoenix Shaw

Exemplary Work in the Community (Youth, 25 years and younger): Amanda Leang

Exemplary Work in the Community (Adult, 26 to 55 years): Mary-Anne Leang

Exemplary Work in the Community (Senior, Age 56 and older): Anna Van Adrichem-Rochon

Health and Wellness (Group): Peacock Family

Heritage (Senior): Kenneth Mews

Recreation Sport and Leisure (Adult, 26 to 55 years): Bo Lapointe

Youth (Group): North Grenville Rainbow Youth Alliance

Youth (Adult): Jennifer Mitchell

Seniors (Group):  Seniors’ Community Services Transportation Volunteers  

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