Peggy Sattler MPP, London West

Government of Ontario

2017 Community Recognition Awards

Fae Andrighetti - Northwest London Resource Centre

Fae Andrighetti has extensive community involvement with children, and volunteers with numerous local organizations to promote food security, and advance social justice and anti-racism.

Darrell Cooper - Kinsmen Club of Greater London

Darrell Cooper has years of service combating cystic fibrosis, advancing the well-being of youth and volunteering with individuals with intellectual disabilities.

Mike Feng and Qinli Zhang

Mike Feng and Qinli Zhang have been long-time volunteers with London's Chinese community and successfully secured an Ontario Seniors Grant to start the London Chinese Seniors Club and reduce isolation of Chinese seniors.

Therese Hibbs - Byron Community Organization

Therese Hibbs has been a dedicated volunteer with the Byron Optimist Club and coordinates many of the club's fundraising and community-building activities.

Hala Jawad - Cross Cultural Learner Centre

Hala Jawad is working to make London a more welcoming place for newcomers, and to support recent immigrants as they learn new languages and adapt to life in Canada. 

Pete Lemon and Bill Little

Pete Lemon and Bill Little are the forces behind the “Send an Area Youth to a Knights’ Hockey Game” program, launched in 2012, which sent 500 financially disadvantaged youth to a game last November.

Penney Letsos  and Mara Stamoulos - Greek Canadian Centre of London

Penney Letsos and Mara Stamoulos have contributed to numerous fundraising efforts to keep London's Greek community thriving, while eight-year old Mara worked with four other girls to raise $750 for the Children’s Hospital of Western Ontario.

Don Lucas - Optimist Club of Oakridge Acres

Don Lucas has given many London West youth the confidence to stand up and speak in front of an audience through his leadership with the Oakridge Optimist’s annual Oratorical.

Rita McAuley - Congress of Black Women–London Chapter

Rita McAuley has been dedicated to promoting inclusivity in classrooms, ensuring fair hiring practices, and advancing the well-being of London's West Indian and black communities. 

Nancy Powell Quinn and D’Arcy Quinn - Hyde Park Business Association

Nancy Powell Quinn and D'Arcy Quinn are active volunteers and business champions of the Hyde Park Christmas Parade, the Hyde Park Boot Drive and the Hyde Park Community Outdoor Piano Project.