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2019 Ontario Volunteer Service Award Recipients

The Ontario Volunteer Service Awards recognize individual volunteers for continuous years of commitment and dedicated service to an organization. Adults are recognized for five, ten, fifteen, twenty, twenty-five, thirty plus, forty plus, fifty plus and 60 plus years of continuous service.


Georgian Manor:

Monette Bellehumeur – 15 years of service

Marie Condren – 10 years of service

Karen Crotin – 5 years of service

Bernice Dorian – 25 years of service

JoAnn Lacroix – 15 years of service

Mary Vaillancourt – 20 years of service

Simcoe Manor:

Maureen Archibald – 10 years of service

Jacob Bosse – Youth Award

Burnaice Jaworsky – 15 years of service

Joyce Lindsay – 15 years of service

Louise Lowndes – 15 years of service

Janice Preiss – 30 years of service

Gayle Squires – 10 years of service

Sunset Manor:

Eileen Asbeck – 5 years of service

Dale Braiden – 15 years of service

Fay Geig – 15 years of service

Cora Herrmann – 10 years of service

Joan Muirhead – 5 years of service

Trillium Manor:

Joan Edgett – 25 years of service

Elsie Leskew – 15 years of service

Susan Leskew – 15 years of service

Kathleen Parry – 25 years of service

Alf Stong – 15 years of service

Raymonde Stong – 15 years of service


2018 Ontario Senior Achievement Award Recipient


Pictured is Raymond Cho, Minister for Seniors and Accessibility, Janet Tipping, Simcoe Manor Volunteer, Hon. Elizabeth Dowdeswell, Lieutenant Governor of Ontario.

Janet Tipping of Tottenham, a long-time volunteer for Simcoe Village Long-Term Care Centre. She runs a snack shop and an ice cream cart, and shares her musical talent at church and special events. She holds sing-alongs for patients with dementia and helped create over 75 different memory aid books to help the patients with discussing their memories.