2019 Peterborough County Recognition Award Winners Announced

Posted on Wednesday May 15, 2019

Peterborough County Council announced the 2019 Recognition Award Recipients at its May 15th, 2019 Regular Council Meeting.

Warden J. Murray Jones stated:  “We are extremely proud of our County residents and their accomplishments.  County Council will recognize our award recipients at the 2019 Recognition Awards Ceremony to be held on May 24, 2019 at 7:00 p.m. at the Ennismore Community Centre, 553 Ennis Road.

Accessibility Recognition (One County-wide Award) - A group, individual or business who has contributed to accessibility improvements within the County of Peterborough.

Cavan Monaghan

Peterborough Curling Club

Acts of Heroism (Unlimited awards) - Individuals will have had to display bravery in the face of personal risk, injury or death, at an incident that took place either in the County of Peterborough or was to the benefit of a County of Peterborough resident and which action did not occur while the individual was acting in his/her professional capacity while on duty.

Douro-Dummer

Ryan McIlwain

Havelock-Belmont-Methuen

Evan King, Jeff King and Devin Gerow

Selwyn

Martin Schady and Craig Willoughby

Agricultural Leadership (One award per municipality) - Any individual or farm enterprise is eligible to be nominated in this category.  Factors that will be used to assess the nomination will include such items as innovations, agricultural promotion and the recognition brought to the County through its operation.  It may include involvement in agricultural organizations.   Leadership in the agricultural community will also be considered.

Cavan Monaghan

Allan Bigelow

Douro-Dummer

Norhill Farms

Otonabee-South Monaghan

Indian River Acres

Selwyn

Glenn & Nora Darling

Business Leadership (One award per municipality) - This award will consider new and successful initiatives of both new and established businesses that have made outstanding contributions to the County of Peterborough.  Businesses or individuals who have demonstrated excellence in the promotion of tourism within the County of Peterborough are also eligible under this category. 

Cavan Monaghan

Pat Taylor – Taylor Made Signs

Douro-Dummer

Ray Johnston & Sons Heating & Air Conditioning

Havelock-Belmont-Methuen

Cag One Skate Sharpeners

North Kawartha

Accurate Accounting and Tax Service

Otonabee-South Monaghan

Rolling Grape Vineyard

Selwyn

The Bridgenorth Deli

Community Volunteer of the Year (One award per municipality) - To recognize groups or individuals within the County of Peterborough who have demonstrated community involvement or volunteerism.

Cavan Monaghan

Marion Guthrie

Douro-Dummer

Knights of Columbus

Havelock-Belmont-Methuen

Deborah Ottley

North Kawartha

Frank Pacheco

Otonabee-South Monaghan

Millie McFarlane and Dorothy Jordison

Selwyn

Ennismore Garden Club

Trent Lakes

Bert Ireland

Environmental/Sustainability Recognition:  Nominees will have demonstrated innovation and/or leadership in environmental conservation, stewardship and sustainability by having:

-       Developed innovative green technologies, or

-       Started businesses to support and encourage sustainable living, or

-       Donated conservation lands or easements, or

-       Undertaken ecosystem restoration or research, or

-       Educated others about the importance of protecting the environment, or

-       Achieved the overall vision for sustainability through one of the identified theme areas set out in the Sustainable Peterborough Plan:  Agriculture and Local Food; Climate Change; Cultural Assets; Economic Development and Employment; Healthy Communities; Land Use Planning; Natural Assets; Energy; Transportation; Waste; and Water. (One County-wide award.)

Selwyn

1st Ennismore Sparks Unit, Ennismore Pathfinders, Kawartha Waterways Scouts, Ennismore Optimist Soccer

 

Heritage Preservation (One County-wide award) - This award will be presented to either a group or individual that promotes heritage and preserves the history of Peterborough County.  This could include, but is not limited to, Fair boards, Women’s Institutes, historical societies, etc. A community, public or private organization which has reached a significant milestone such as 100th anniversary of the organization is also eligible under this category. (Birthdays and anniversaries will be recognized on an on-going basis as requested.)

Asphodel-Norwood

50 Years and Growing

 

Leadership in Arts and Culture (One award per municipality) - An individual or group will have demonstrated excellence in the arts, bringing recognition to Peterborough County.

Cavan Monaghan

The Millbrook Gallery

 Douro-Dummer

Susan Lappin – Free-to-Be-Photography

North Kawartha

Cathy Pannaertz

Otonabee-South Monaghan

Keene Centre for the Arts

Selwyn

Kate Brioux

 

Sporting Excellence (One County-wide award) - Teams or individuals must have won a provincial, national or international sporting event.

Douro-Dummer

Grace VandenBroek

 

Youth (One award per municipality) - Awarded to an individual 25 years of age or younger who has contributed to the betterment of the community and/or school environment.

 

Asphodel-Norwood

Emily Buchanan

Cavan Monaghan

Matthew Greber

Otonabee-South Monaghan

Alex Davidson

Selwyn

Abbigail Bunn

 

Plans are underway for the 2020 Recognition Awards to be held in the Township of Cavan Monaghan on Friday, May 22nd, with nominations due on March 15th, 2020.