Awards

Outstanding Achievement Award for Voluntarism presented jointly by the Ontario Ministry of Citizenship and the Ontario Ministry of Culture and Communications

  • Citation of Appreciation presented by Lions International (1967)

 

  • Centennial Medal presented by the Canadian Government for valuable service to Canada (1967)

 

  • Centennial Medal presented by the Province for distinguished contributions to Ontario (1967)

 

  • Award of Merit presented by the City of Sarnia for community service through music (1979)

 

  • Certificate of Merit presented by the Sarnia Canada Day Committee (1983)

 

  • The Mayor's Honour List for outstanding service to the City of Sarnia (1984)

 

  • Appreciation Plaque presented by the Sarnia Citizens' Concert Band (1985)

 

  • 10th Anniversary Congratulatory Plaque presented by the Province of Ontario (1985)

 

  • Award of Excellence presented by the Sarnia Pride Committee for outstanding demonstration of pride in and service to the City of Sarnia and the County of Lambton (1986)

 

  • City of Sarnia "Citizen of the Year" Award presented by the Sarnia Gazette (1988)

 

  • Appreciation Plaque presented by Crime Stoppers of Sarnia and District (1989)

 

  • Outstanding Achievement Award for Voluntarism presented jointly by the Ontario Ministry of Citizenship and the Ontario Ministry of Culture and Communications (1989) (photo above)

 

  • The Commemorative Medal for the 125th Anniversary of the Confederation of Canada presented by The Right Honourable Ramon John Hnatyshyn, Governor General of Canada, on behalf of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, in recognition of his contribution to compatriots, community and to Canada (1992)

 

  • The Lescarbot Award presented on behalf of the Government of Canada in recognition of outstanding contributions to community cultural activities (1992)

 

  • The Paul Harris Fellowship Award presented by Rotary International for tangible and significant assistance given for the furtherance of better understanding and friendly relations between peoples of the world (1993)

 

  • Special Award Of Merit For Outstanding Contributions To The Community Through Music and the Arts presented by the City of Sarnia (1999) (This unique award was taken from the Space Shuttle 'Atlantis' and given to the City of Sarnia for presentation to Art Christmas by Astronaut - Major Chris Hadfield)