Rural volunteers celebrated at awards banquet

“The Peace River Regional District values each and every one of the community organizations and their volunteers who dedicate their time and energy in order to provide recreational, cultural and social activities and services throughout the rural communities of Electoral Areas B, C, D, and E,” writes the PRRD in a release. 

The recipients are nominated by community organizations, and approved by Electoral Area Directors. 


The 2013 award winners are below:


2013 Individual Achievement Awards, presented for outstanding contributions to rural recreation and/or culture:

Dave Russell – DoeRiver Recreation Commission

Peter Bonderud – McLeod Recreation and Social Services Society

Richard Buller – Tupper Community Club

Pat Buller – Tupper Community Club

Cathy Whelpton – Tupper Community Club

Rachel Bunnett – Farmington Community Association

George Hauber – Kiskatinaw Fall Fair Association

Tucker Hauber – Kiskatinaw Fall Fair Association


2013 Rural Organization Awards, presented for outstanding achievement and contribution to the enhancement of rural recreation and/or culture:

DoeRiver Recreation Commission

North Peace Historical Society


2013 Rural Facility Excellence Award, presented for excellence in facility concept, design, development, operation and the demonstration of outstanding or innovative aspects which have made or could make significant impact in the recreation or cultural field:

Tupper Community Hall