Nominations now being accepted for the Jack McKenzie Memorial Award
Tim Brody - Editor
The Rotary Club of Sioux Lookout is once again asking the community to put forward the names of exceptional volunteers for consideration to receive the Jack McKenzie Memorial Award.
First presented by the Rotary Club of Sioux Lookout in 1992, the award is presented annual to a local resident “in recognition of selfless dedication to the community and its people”.
The Rotary Club of Sioux Lookout explained that, “The award is in memory of the late Jack McKenzie, an outstanding volunteer who, for many years, served on a wide variety of committees and organizations.”
Nominees will meet all of the following criteria in order to be considered eligible:
- Must have resided in Sioux Lookout or the surrounding area for at least the preceding 12 month period from the award presentation date.
- May not be a current Rotarian;
- Must not have received remuneration for any service(s) performed considered to be a part of the nomination;
- Has actively volunteered during the preceding twelve month period from the award presentation date.
Nominations are being accepted until July 25 at 4:00 p.m.
Nomination forms are available on the Rotary website at https://portal.clubrunner.ca/992 and the club’s Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/rotaryclubofsiouxlookout .
Copies can also be requested by email at rotarysiouxlooko[email protected]. People can also email for further information.
The award will be presented virtually during the Opening Ceremony of the Sioux Lookout Blueberry Festival on July 30.