Senior of the year

Suburbs

The Kitchener Senior of the Year Award ceremony originally scheduled for June 9, 2020 has been postponed until Fall 2020.

Although a date has yet to be determined, you can subscribe to this page below to receive updates as soon as they become available. 

The provincial Senior of the Year Award gives each municipality in Ontario the opportunity to honour one outstanding citizen who over the age of 65 has enriched the social, cultural or civic life of their community.

Nominations for Kitchener's Senior of the Year Award are accepted year-round.  To be eligible for the current year's award, nominations must be submitted by March 31.  Nominations submitted after this date will be held in consideration for the 2021 Kitchener Senior of the Year Award.

Nominate a Kitchener senior

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Criteria for nomination

Nominees must meet the following criteria:

  • 65 years of age or older
  • Current resident of Kitchener
  • Not a previous recipient of award or current member of the Mayor's Advisory Council for Kitchener Seniors (MACKS)
  • Individuals may be nominated (couples or groups are not eligible)
  • Candidate must give permission to be nominated and agree to submission information.
Nomination Process

Complete a submission online, print the nomination form here, or pick up a nomination form at any City of Kitchener Community Centre.

Deadline for the 2020 Award is March 31st.

Nominations submitted after this date will be held in consideration for the 2021 Award.

Selection Process
Nominations will be reviewed by a selection panel comprised of volunteers from the Mayor's Advisory Council for Kitchener Seniors (MACKS), City of Kitchener Council members and staff, and a representative from the Volunteer Action Centre of K-W.
Award Ceremony

The Award ceremony originally scheduled for June 9th, 2020 has been postponed until Fall 2020.

Although a date has yet to be determined, you can subscribe to this page below to receive updates as soon as they become available. 

 

All nominees and their guests will be invited to attend the award ceremony jointly hosted by Mayor Berry Vrbanovic and the Mayor's Advisory Council for Kitchener Seniors (MACKS).  Each nominee will be honoured and presented with a recognition certificate by Mayor Vrbanovic at this prestigious public event, featuring light refreshments, entertainment, and announcement of 2020 award recipient.

2020 Award Nominees

David Edgeworth

Jessie Maniatacos

Sue Morgan

Bill Proctor

Judy Richardson

Pam Ritz

Patrick Rooth

Eleanor Ross

Gehan Sabry

John Tibbits

Contact Us

For additional information on Kitchener's Senior of the Year Award, please contact:

Carolyn Cormier 519-741-2200 x 5345 or carolyn.cormier@kitchener.ca

 

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