Lorraine Hankins accepting the Botha Lifetime Community Service Award with Ryan Nixon of the Botha Community Centre. (Submitted Photo)

County honours citizens at annual Volunteer Appreciation dinner

Community Service Awards were held in Botha this year

2018 Community Service and Volunteer Appreciation Awards

The County of Stettler paid tribute to it’s citizens who go above and beyond during their volunteer appreciation dinner.

This year, the annual dinner and community awards were held at the Botha Community Centre on Thursday, March 8.

The event honours those who go out of their way to improve their community, be it through helping others with medical appointments or other ways of volunteering their time.

Every year, nominations are taken from around the County of Stettler No. 6 ahead of the Community Service Awards.

If you would like to nominate someone for next year’s awards, contact the County’s Director of Recreation at (403) 742-4441.

Listed below are the 2018 winners:

Endmoor Lifetime Service Award – Doug Johnson

Botha Lifetime Community Service Award – Lorraine Hankins

Botha Youth Awards – Domonic Miles, Natalie Kobi

Big Valley Youth Award – Jacob Webster

Stettler Ag Society Community Service Award – Celeste Montpellier

Donalda Agricultural Society Community Service Award – Ron and Dale Jamieson

Big Valley Agricultural Society Community Service Award – Art Tizzard

Sullivan Lake West Agricultural Society Community Service Award – Eugene Nixon

ATCO Electric Arts, Culture and Heritage Award – Dean and Irene Kerbes

Stettler Dodge Award – Ken and Eleanor Schultz



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Domonic Miles received the Botha Youth Awards from Ryan Nixon. Botha School wanted to nominate a boy and a girl for the first time so there were two youth awarded. (Submitted Photo)

Natalie Kobi received the Botha Youth Awards from Ryan Nixon. Botha School wanted to nominate a boy and a girl for the first time so there were two youth awarded. (Submitted Photo)

The Big Valley Youth Award was presented to Jacob Webster, with Dustin Houston presenting. Lorraine Hankins filled in for ATB Financial’s Ron Silva. (Submitted Photo)

Stettler Agricultural Society Community Service award was presented to Celeste Montpellier (middle) with Holly Moir (Vision Credit Union on the left) and Stettler Ag Society rep Laurel Pole presenting. (Submitted Photo)

Ron and Dale Jamieson, winners of the Donalda Agricultural Society Community Service award presented by Beth Fulton. (Submitted Photo)

Art Tizzard, winner of the Big Valley Agricultural Society Community Service Award with Terry O’Malley from Royal Bank and Dan Webster of the Big Valley Ag Society. (Submitted Photo)

Eugene Nixon, winner of the Sullivan Lake West Agricultural Society Community Service Award with Sherry Marshall of the TD Canada Trust and John Schofer of the Sullivan Lake West Ag Society. (Submitted Photo)

Dean and Irene Kerbes, winners of the ATCO Electric Arts, Culture and Heritage Award with Ron Hennel and Mark Higgins from Atco Electric. (Submitted Photo)

Ken and Eleanor Schultz, winners of the Stettler Dodge Award with Doreen Nixon presenting in green and Darren Benson of Stettler Dodge. (Submitted Photo)

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