Volunteer Week April 15-21, 2012
Provincial Volunteer Week in 2012 was held from April 15 -21st. Victoria County participated in this year's celebration and honoring volunteers and community organizations for their outstanding contribution to their community this past year at Victoria County's Volunteer Recognition Night, Monday, April 16th, 7 pm. at MacKenzie Hall, Gaelic College, St. Ann's.
The following were recognized as Outstanding Adult Volunteer for their community organization.
- Mr. Lonnie Dowe,Middle River Highland Seniors Club
- Ms. Michelle Symes, Ross Ferry Volunteer Fire Dept.
- Mr. Johnathon Smith, Neil's Harbour/New Haven Development Association
- Mr. David Rasmussen, Hike the Highlands Festival
- Mr. Lorne MacNeil, Nova Scotia Highland Village Society
- Ms. Nancy Smith, North Shore & District Volunteer Fire Dept.
- Mr. Bill Marchant, Baddeck Lions Club
- Mr. Chuck Spinney, Crowdis Mountain Snowmobile Club
- Mr. John M. MacLeod, South Haven Community Hall
- Mr. Jim Steele, SABDA, St. Ann's Bay Development Association
- Mr. Eliot & Ms. Marie Frosst, Ross Ferry Stewardship Society
- Ms. Joan Murphy, Baddeck Navy League Branch
- Mr. Jonathon Saul, Victoria Highland Civic Center
- Tanya & Joey Hawley - Ski Cape Smokey
- Dorothy and Graham Best, Ski Cape Smokey
- Eugene Barron & Bonnie Jean Donovan, Ski Cape Smokey
- Dianne Robinson & Keith Bradbury, Ski Cape Smokey
The following were recognized as Outstanding Youth Volunteers:
- Dryden MacNeil, Iona Volunteer Fire Dept.
- Dayna MacNeil, Nova Scotia Highland Village Society
- Craig MacKinnon, Washabuck Community Centre
The following organizations were recognized for the Community Achievement Award:
- Neil's Harbour/New Haven Development Association
- South Haven Community Hall
- Ski Cape Smokey Society
- Baddeck Lions Club
- Iona Community Improvement Association
Next year Volunteer Week will be celebrated from April 21-27, 2013.