Outstanding volunteers honoured at 14th Annual Community Spirit Awards

Thu, 04 Jun 2015

Seven individuals, groups and organizations recognized

Oakville’s best and brightest volunteers were celebrated for their exemplary contributions to the community at the 14th Annual Community Spirit Awards held last night at Queen Elizabeth Park Community and Cultural Centre.

2015 Community Spirit Award recipients:

  • Rob McLean, Access Award sponsored by Medi-Chair
  • The Oakville Wind Orchestra, Arts Award sponsored by the Oakville Beaver
  • The Silverhearts Association, Group Volunteer Award sponsored by Whole Foods
  • Sean Livingston, Heritage Award sponsored by Genworth Financial Canada
  • Flavia Ceschin, Individual Volunteer Award sponsored by Paradiso Restaurant
  • Malcolm McDonald, Senior Award sponsored by Amica at Oakville
  • Oakville Trafalgar High School Robotics Team, Youth Award sponsored by RBC Royal Bank

“On behalf of Council, I congratulate both the nominees and recipients of the Community Spirit Awards,” said Mayor Rob Burton. “The dedication demonstrated by these community leaders to Oakville is inspiring. Their efforts have contributed towards our goal of being the most livable town in Canada.”

Chris Mei, television host of The Weather Network, was the emcee for the evening, entertaining the audience while sponsors handed out the awards. Each recipient received a one-of-a-kind, intricately crafted ceramic sculpture created by ceramic artist Thomas Suh.

Since 2002, Oakville’s Community Spirit Awards have recognized individuals and groups for their outstanding contributions to the community. For more information visit the Community Spirit Awards page.