Spirit Awards 2018

All across Simcoe Muskoka, employers and employees invest in the well-being of local residents through United Way workplace giving. Their generous participation makes it possible for United Way Simcoe Muskoka to be the #1 non-governmental funder of social service programs in our region.

On behalf of the thousands of people your support has helped over the last year, we’d like to thank all workplace supporters. Through our Spirit Awards, we recognize those who excelled in their efforts to ensure vital community resources are available to everyone.

In 2018, the Spirit Awards go to:

FIRST-TIME EMPLOYEE CAMPAIGN AWARD

Recipients
Costco Wholesale Orillia -medium business category
HGR Graham Partners LLP -small business category
District of Muskoka– large business category

Nominees
Costco Wholesale Orillia
County of Simcoe
District of Muskoka
HGR Graham Partners LLP
Nordia Orillia
Sienna Living – Bradford Valley Care Community
Sienna Living – Creedan Valley Care Community

AMBASSADOR AWARD

Recipients
Vicky Hartin – Costco Wholesale Orillia -medium business category
Shirley Robles – Independent Living Services of Simcoe County & Area-small business category
Samantha Zuercher – County of Simcoe– large business category

Nominees
Christian Hague – Nordia Orillia
Vicky Hartin – Costco Wholesale Orillia
Inspector Carole Matthews – Ontario Provincial Police
Dawn McConnell – Deluxe Corporation
Connie McLaughlin – Ministry of Community and Social Services
Shirley Robles – Independent Living Services of Simcoe County & Area
Samantha Zuercher – County of Simcoe

CORPORATE CAMPAIGN AWARD

Recipients
C.C. Tatham & Associates Ltd.-small business category
County of Simcoe– large business category
TD Bank Group-medium business category

Nominees
BMO
C.C. Tatham & Associates Ltd.
CIBC
County of Simcoe
RBC
TD Bank Group

EMPLOYEE CAMPAIGN AWARD

Recipients
Deluxe Corporation – medium business category
Innovative Automation Inc.-small business category
Ontario Provincial Police– large business category

Nominees
BMO
Canada Revenue Agency
County of Simcoe
Deluxe Corporation
Innovative Automation Inc.
Ontario Provincial Police
Sienna Living – Spencer House
TD Bank Group

EMPLOYEE CAMPAIGN CHAIR AWARD

Recipients
Pauline Dale – VOA Canada Inc.-small business category
Inspector Ed Kodis – Ontario Provincial Police– large business category
Paul O’Connor – Kumi Canada– medium business category

Nominees
Pauline Dale – VOA Canada Inc.
Brittany Doner-Gilroy – County of Simcoe
Captain Marc-Andre Duguay – Canadian Forces Base Borden
Gabriel Fleisher – Canada Revenue Agency
Shannon Griffis – Deluxe Corporation
Vicky Hartin – Costco Wholesale Orillia
Inspector Ed Kodis – Ontario Provincial Police
Ann Landry – District Municipality of Muskoka (The)
Paul O’Connor – Kumi Canada
Kevin Thompson – Union Gas
Michelle Winniski – Enbridge Gas Distribution

SPECIAL EVENT AWARD

Recipients
LCBO District 2 – Giving Back in Our Community
LCBO District 15 – Giving Back in Our Community
LCBO District 24 – Giving Back in Our Community

Nominees
Deluxe Corporation – Workplace Events
Innovative Automation Inc. – Pie in the Face
LCBO District 2 – Giving Back in Our Community
LCBO District 15 – Giving Back in Our Community
LCBO District 24 – Giving Back in Our Community
Ontario Provincial Police – Workplace Events