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Celebrating our Volunteers

Celebrating our Volunteers 

Each year at the Canada Day celebrations on July 1st, the Parks and Recreation Board presents annual Adult and Student Volunteer Awards to deserving residents in our community.  

Adult Volunteer Award:  This award is presented to individuals who have been outstanding in their community involvement and service such as volunteering on boards, community groups or at special community events.

Student Volunteer Award: This monetary award is presented to a Grade 12 student who is a Candle Lake resident, and who shows a strong commitment to the community and its residents.  Please complete the Student Volunteer Award Application to be considered for this award.

Congratulations to Our Volunteers of the Year!

2023 Youth Volunteer Award Winner       Jayden Lozej with Fraser Markham 
2023 Volunteer of the Year Award Winner Dennis Lockinger with Fraser Markham

Past Award Recipients 

  • 2007 - Dale McLeod
  • 2008 - Terry Reed
  • 2009 - Wayne Rocheleau
  • 2010 - Joan and Bob Sajtos
  • 2011 - Val and Clarence Buckoski
  • 2012 - Jean and Gerald Kopperud
  • 2013 - Allie Callaghan
  • 2014 - Doris and Ed Horn
  • 2015 - Valerie and Dale Manton
  • 2016  - Patti Matkowski
  • 2017 - Michelle Lozej 
  • 2018 - Dick Iverson
  • 2019 - Etta Sackney
  • 2020 - Jackie Klassen
  • 2022 - Colleen Lavoie
  • 2023 - Dennis Lokinger

Past Youth Volunteer Award Recipients 

  • 2015 - Chantelle Matkowski
  • 2016 - Allie Cole-Johnson
  • 2017 - Zoe Carrier
  • 2019 - Jack and Sam Carrier
  • 2023 - Jayden Lozej

Interested in Volunteering? 

The Resort Village of Candle Lake is a growing and thriving community, in part to the large number of dedicated and committee volunteers who help make the community a great place to live!

There are many ways to volunteer; check out the board and committee onboarding information or contact one of the groups below and find out how you can get involved!