Volunteer of the Year

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Phone: 204-822-5614


100-379 Stephen St.

Box 50049 Morden, MB

R6M 1V1

Citizen of Distinction Awarded to Dr. Bob Menzies Sat Oct 14 2017

Join us in celebrating the presentation of the Morden Area Foundation Citizen of Distinction to Dr. Bob Menzies on Saturday, October 14, 2017 Program 2-3:30 followed by refreshments and visiting to 4pm.  Doors open at 1:00pm. at the Access Event Centre 111 Gilmour Street Morden Dr. Bob was chosen for this award because of his support, kindness, […]

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Ron Blum, volunteer of the year for 2016

2016 – Ron Blum

Ron Blum was nominated by local resident Tom Sibbald as Volunteer of the Year for Ron’s efforts in keeping the community of Morden clean and beautiful.  “Everyone knows the guy that walks around collecting garbage.  He’s the kind of volunteer we should celebrate. Ron works quietly in the background while we go on with our […]

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2015 – Edith Lovatt

Nominated by Marlene Holewka and Sue Nelson, we extend congratulations to Edith Lovatt Morden’s 2015 Outstanding Community Volunteer of the Year!  Edith has been involved in various areas of volunteering in our community since she and her husband Laverne made Morden their home in 1986. A nurse by profession, Edith’s experience includes Northern Nursing, Nursing […]

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volunteer of the year 2014

2014 – Wilfred K. Warkentin

Outstanding Community Volunteer of the Year 2014 Award was presented to Wilfred K. Warkentin by Kathy Ritchie, Past Chair on Sunday, May 16, 2015 at the Morden Friendship 55+ Centre. The MAF was very impressed with Wilf’s nomination made by Denis Magotiaux and Lory Wowk.  “It’s very exciting, “ Wilf says.  “The awards have been […]

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2013 – Wayne Kroetsch

The Morden Area Foundation is pleased to announce that Wayne Kroetsch has been selected as the Outstanding Community Volunteer of the Year. The award recognizes someone who dedicates their time, and themselves, to the community. The Foundation will be hosting an afternoon reception in Wayne’s honour from 2:00 – 4:00 pm on November 30th, 2014 […]

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2012 – Basil Agnew

Basil Agnew moved to Morden in 1970 along with his wife, Barbara and their 6 children, and his exemplary volunteer efforts have demonstrated dedication, leadership and citizenship. In the 40+ years that he and Barb have lived in Morden, Basil has served the Morden community in the fields of sports, business, church, and elsewhere. When […]

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2011 – Reg Braun

Morden is fortunate to have many generous volunteers, and the MAF is pleased to announce that Reg Braun is the recipient of the 2011 Outstanding Community Volunteer of the Year award. Reg has been a key volunteer for the Morden Corn & Apple Festival since 1999, doing everything from driving bobcats and accommodating entertainers in […]

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2010 – Denis Magotiaux

Denis has been passionate about volunteering ever since he moved to Morden in 1984. He and his wife, Laurie, and their four daughters (Chelsea, Dana, Katelyn, and Krista) have a long history of working together to build our community, whether it be through helping a neighbor with yard work or hosting foreign exchange students. According […]

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The Morden Volunteer of the Year award was founded by the Morden Kinsmen Club in 1945. Past recipients include:

  • 2009 – Don Boulton
  • 2008 – Durwin Buchy
  • 2007 – Pat Gibson
  • 2006 – Norma Wood
  • 2005 – Ivadell Sigurdson
  • 2004 – Dale Lambert
  • 2003 – Jim Hunt
  • 2002 – Maurice Butler
  • 2001 – Roberta Cramer
  • 2000 – Bernadette Haggerty
  • 1999 – Wayne Bergman
  • 1998 – John Buhler
  • 1997 – Kola Holenski
  • 1996 – Abe Thiessen
  • 1995 – Pat Plett
  • 1994 – Betty Larke
  • 1993 – Gertrude Penner
  • 1992 – Ray Kirk
  • 1991 – Jack Steedsman
  • 1990 – Ed Maddock
  • 1989 – Henry Bergman
  • 1988 – Walter Latter
  • 1987 – Margaret Duncan
  • 1986 – Bert Wilson
  • 1985 – Jim Pearce
  • 1984 – Fred Westwood
  • 1983 – Joyce Lawrie
  • 1982 – Howard Sager
  • 1981 – Leona Colert
  • 1980 – Dorothy Andrews
  • 1979 – Joe Wiwchar
  • 1978 – Walter Bollenbach
  • 1977 – Ralph King
  • 1976 – Ken Dushenko
  • 1975 – Catherine Evenson
  • 1974 – John Wiens, Sr.
  • 1973 – Lorraine Allen
  • 1972 – B.G. Morden
  • 1971 – Dr. J.C. Menzies
  • 1970 – Rev. F.H. Friesen
  • 1969 – R.A. Monaghan
  • 1968 – Mrs. Ruth Winkler
  • 1967 – Cornie Ginter
  • 1966 – Paul Sigurdson
  • 1965 – John Sharkey
  • 1964 – Jim Mutcheson
  • 1963 – H.A. Cochlan
  • 1962 – Mrs. R. McGregor
  • 1961 – C.R. Ure
  • 1960 – A.W. Livingston
  • 1959 – Mrs. F. Sauders
  • 1958 – Judge J.M. George
  • 1957 – W.J. Breakey
  • 1956 – D.M.W. Colert
  • 1955 – Dr. G.H. Bray
  • 1954 – W. Jessiman
  • 1953 – Joe Weidl
  • 1952 – W.R. Leslie
  • 1951 – D.A. Duncan
  • 1950 – Mrs. J.A. Beaudry
  • 1949 – No award
  • 1948 – Mark Ki
  • 1947 – Dr. A.F. Menzies
  • 1946 – George Cox