Burlington's Best nominees announced - awards to be given May 11th.

News 100 yellowBy Staff

March 16, 2016


The nominations for Burlington’s Best Awards are in. This year there are 20 deserving and devoted nominees for the seven categories.

Residents are invited to join some of Burlington’s finest civic-minded volunteers, advocates and community leaders on Wednesday, May 11, 2016 at 6:30 p.m. at the Burlington Convention Centre, 1120 Burloak Dr., for the 2015 Burlington’s Best Awards, a gala evening in honour of Burlington’s most outstanding citizens.

Swarbrick AGB

Anne Swarbrick is the chair of the Art Gallery if Burlington Foundation. she has been nominated for the Community Service Award.

BurlingtonGreen president Ken Woodruff will chair the BurlingtonGreen AGM and participate in the "Think Tank" session they plan to hold. He is reported to be also participating in the Mayor's Dream Team that is meeting earlier in the same day. Busy man..

Ken Woodruff a former Burlington Green president was nominated for the Environment award.

Vince Fitorio

Vince Fiorito was nominated for the Environmental award.

The nominees are:

Citizen of the Year – Paul Echlin, Brenda Hunter
Junior Citizen of the Year – Chris Choi, Kelli Hornick, Erin Richardson, Olivia Walker-Edwards
Senior Person of the Year – Ed Dorr, Bob Pring, John Worobec
Environmental Award – Vince Fiorito, Herb Sinnock, Ken Woodruff
Arts Person of the Year – Cate Beech, Dan Murray
Community Service Award – Gilbert Deveer, Frank Lupton, Janice Martin, Anne Swarbrick
Heritage Award – Derek Martin, Winnifred Stewart

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1 comment to Burlington’s Best nominees announced – awards to be given May 11th.

  • Yvonne

    Sad that we have not heard anything about these nominess in any paper with the exception of one . However it is nice to see new and fresh faces amongst the list