• Wednesday , 29 June 2022

Citizen of the Year awarded to Linda Sarsons

The Peachland Ambassadors’ Linda Sarsons was awarded Citizen of the Year at Friday night’s Peachland Civic Awards ceremony held at the community centre. “I would like to say a huge thank you to everyone in Peachland for all your support and kind wishes on becoming Citizen of the Year,” Sarsons said in an email to the View. “It is a great honour and humbling experience. My family has been with me along the way so this honour is shared with them.” Citizen of the Year is the top civic award granted by the municipality. Photo Leanne Sarsons

The 2021 Peachland Civic Awards ceremony took place at the community centre last Friday night. This year’s municipal awards recipients are as follows:

Citizen of the Year: Linda Sarsons

Youth Citizen of the Year: Evie Hoyer

Mayor’s Award of Merit: Don Wigfield

Councillor’s Award of Merit: The Peachland Ambassadors

Green Citizen of the Year: Mark Meisner and Ann Sutherland

Lifetime Service (15 years of service or more):

  • Al Springer
  • Don Wilson
  • Peachland Hospital Auxiliary to KGH

Unsung Hero: Pamela Collingwood

Excellence in Heritage Preservation: Marv and Linda Norden

Excellence in Community Inclusion: Kristen Friesen  

Excellence in Arts Promotion: Marty Edwards

Excellence in Community Spirit: Elizabeth Varjassay

Excellence in Environment and Conservation: Bella Huang

Excellence in Community Service: Dorothy Cobb

Excellence in Volunteerism: Valerie Wood

Wedding Anniversary – 60 years: Albert and Bernice Galpin


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