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Ajax Community Awards

Creating Ripples of Change in Our Community

Each year, the Town of Ajax recognizes and honours the achievements and contributions of outstanding Ajax community members. These prestigious awards express the Town's appreciation of the many individuals, groups and businesses who dedicate their time and expertise for the betterment of the Town.

2016-2017 Ajax Community Award Winners

The Town of Ajax would like to congratulate the winners of the 2016-2017 Ajax Community Awards.

Ajax Civic Awards

Adult Award (26 years and older) & Youth Award (25 years and younger)
Recognizes individuals who have made an outstanding voluntary contribution to the well-being of our community over a number of years. Contributions must be voluntary, but can be related to an individual's expertise from training, work experience or education. This award recognizes local champions who build communities and show us all just what can be achieved with passion and determination. Current and former Ajax residents are eligible.

Youth Award Winner: Gabriel Dikbikian

Adult Award Winner:  Olga Lambert

Ajax Senior of the Year Award
Awarded to a Senior, 65 years or older, who has helped to make Ajax a better place to live. Achievements in many fields would qualify, for example: arts/literature, community service, education, environment/science, fitness, recreation/sport, humanitarian activities and keeping history alive.

2016 Award Winner: Jun (Kevin) Ma

2017 Award Winner: Roland Rutland

Community Awards (Youth and/or Adult)
Awarded to an individual, group or business in Ajax who, over the past year, has contributed to...

Arts & Culture Award:
...the development, support, preservation or promotion of culture, music, visual, performing or literary arts.

Award Winner: Tina Kvrgic

Diversity & Community Engagement Award:
...the recognition, support and/or development of community and/or diversity initiatives, which engage new residents, reach out to ethno-cultural/diverse groups and enhance inclusion, acceptance and respect.

Award Winner: Vaqar Raees


Education Award: ...the enhancement of learning opportunities for Ajax resident(s) through educational support, programs, events or training.

Award Winner: Carion Fenn

Environment Award: ...the protection, preservation, beautification, awareness and/or promotion of our local environment.

Award Winner: David Hogg

Good Deed Awards: ...acts of humanitarianism and/or caring actions to individuals, families and/or groups.

Youth Award Winner: Ashley Henery

Youth Award Winner: Riishi Jeevakumar

Youth Award Winner: Sabahat Khan

Adult Award Winner: Charles Burke

Adult Award Winner: Kubra Mir

Health & Social Service: ...the quality of life for individuals and/or families through care and support.

Award Winner: Sepelene Deonarine

Heritage Award: ...heritage preservation, architectural conservation, research and/or interpretation of local heritage.

Adult Award Winner: Stephen White

Senior Support: ...the well-being of seniors in our community.

Award Winner: Randy Slemin


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