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Award Selection

Recognizing Contributions and Achievements

The City of Summerside has a robust program of annual Community Awards to recognize contributions or achievements by businesses, residents, and non-residents.

City Community Awards include:

  • Citizen of the Year (George Key Senior Memorial Award)
  • Community Business of the Year
  • Good Neighbour of the Year for Non-Residents (Frances O. Perry Memorial Award)
  • Good Neighbour of the Year for Residents
  • Mayor’s Medal of Honour
  • Senior of the Year
  • Volunteer of the Year
  • Volunteer Service Organization of the Year
  • Youth of the Year

The Annual Awards Gala held in March each year is an evening to celebrate our Community’s shining stars. The challenge is to select only one in each category as there are so many worthy candidates.The selection committee has an extremely hard job. The City of Summerside boasts an amazing number of residents, neighbors and businesses who continue to volunteer support and give back to the Community in so many ways.

2017 Award Recipients:   

  •         Mayor’s Medal of Honor: Basil Stewart
  •         Citizen of the Year: Duncan McKillop
  •         Senior of the Year: George Dalton
  •         Youth of the Year: Trinity Good News Crew
  •         Volunteer of the Year: Elma Noye
  •         Community Business of the Year:  Vector Aerospace
  •         Good Neighbour of the Year Award Non-Residents: Belinda Woods 
  •         Good Neighbour of the Year for Residents: Roger Gallant
  •         Volunteer Service Organization of the Year: Meals on Wheels 


2016 Award Recipients:

  • Mayor’s Medal of Honor: The late Dave Loggie
  • Citizen of the Year: Dr. David Wong
  • Senior of the Year: Dorothy Griffin-Farish
  • Youth of the Year: Bronwyn Bridges
  • Volunteer of the Year: Warren Ellis
  • Community Business of the Year: The Medicine Shoppe
  • Good Neighbour of the Year Award for Non-Residents: Maitland MacIsaac
  • Good Neighbour of the Year for Residents: Seaside Landscaping
  • Volunteer Service Organization of the Year: Generation XX

Should you be interested in serving on this or any other committee that requires resident participation, please send us your name, a short bio, and why you are interested in joining our City Volunteer list.

For more information on the Annual Community Awards program or the Awards Selection Committee, contact:

Lisa Langdale
City of Summerside, 275 Fitzroy Street, Summerside, PE C1N 1H9

Related City Documents:

2019 City of Summerside Award Nomination Form

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