On February 22nd, 2019 the City of Summerside celebrated Heritage Week with the annual Mayor’s Heritage Tea. It was a great afternoon which included special guests, refreshments and a performance by story-teller Shelley Stetson.
The Summerside Heritage and Culture Awards were also presented.
Congratulations to the recipients:
Heritage Activity Awards
Allan Graham – in recognition of documenting railway history of Summerside & Prince Co.
Mary Ann Green, in recognition restoration and repatriation of the Dalton-Green piano
Eddy Schwartz – for artistic interpretation of Summerside’s Heritage Buildings
Natural Heritage Activity
Bedeque Bay Environmental Management Association – revitalizing ‘the old ice pond’
Volunteer of the Year Award
Wendell Cameron – in recognition of developing concerts and artists venue Trinity UC
Youth Volunteer of the Year Award
Dominique LaPierre – in recognition of thousands of hours dedicated to arts education
Publication of the Year Award
Katherine Dewar – for “Called To Serve: Georgina Pope – Canadian Military Nursing Heroine”
AWARD OF HONOUR – (Heritage Activity)
Mr. Windsor Corney, recognition of decades of historical research & record keeping
AWARD OF HONOUR – (Cultural Activity)
Harold and Marnie Noye – recognition of their huge impact over many decades in music and community leadership
Photographs of the Award Recipients: