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2012 Awards

  • Thane Smallwood of Scouts Canada – Volunteered with Scouts Canada since 2005, Beaver Leader (2005-2006), Group Commissioner in Summerside (2007-2010), PEI Provincial Commissioner (2011-2012).





Nancy MacLean-Eveson of the Town of Souris – Assists town of Souris with Special Events including the Christmas parade, volunteers with Souris Food Bank, fosters animals with PEI Humane Society, assists with Walk in Silence (Women against Violence)









Samantha Harris of Big Brothers Big Sisters – Since 2009, she has been matched with a little sister who lives in Summerside.  Even after Samantha moved to Charlottetown to study, she continued her big sister status, driving back and forth to Summerside, often bringing her to events in Charlottetown and then returning her home.






Norm Fotheringham of the Canadian Cancer Society – Co-chairs the PEI Prostate Cancer Support Group, has served on the PEI Division Patient Services Emergency Assessment Team and PEI Division Programs Committee, assisted with the annual daffodil campaign and the Relay for Life.






Amanda Moore of Canadian Parents for French – Joined CPF in 2000, served as Queens Chapter President to 2006, Provincial Board 2008 – present.  She also currently serves on the National Nominations Committee.








Chris Ortenburger by Eco PEI – She has been one of the most public faces on the Stop Plan B campaign.  She tirelessly recruited volunteers, organized meetings, planned walks and rallies, sent out letters to the editor and responded to numerous media requests.







    Edith Perry by Cooper Institute –  She wa
    s nominated for her years of dedication to organizations such as ALERT and the PEI Working Group for a Livable Income as she has fought and continues to fight for the rights of people living in poverty.











    Melissa Good by Charlottetown People First – She is being recognized for her steadfast commitment to groups such as People First and Citizen Advocacy, helping people with disabilities to speak up for their rights and ensure their participation in the community.









    Wendy Ross of Kids West Family Resource Centre – Takes care of donations of used clothing and baby equipment.  She picks up donations at the centre, launders the clothing, organizes by size and gender.  When a request comes from a family, she puts together the clothing to meet the needs of the children of that family. 


    Joan McDonald of PEI Citizen Advocacy – She has devoted hundred of hours fighting for the rights of          people with intellectual disabilities and has been a crisis advocate for many years.