2014 Civic Awards


Excellence in Volunteerism: Lynn Brady

    Lynn is known for her enthusiastically embracing every opportunity she can! Lynn Volunteers on a regular basis to the following organizations:
  • Peachland Wellness Cente
  • Peachland Visitor Centre
  • Peachland Food Bank
  • Peachland Recreation
  • St Margaret's Church
  • 50+ Activity Centre
  • Fall Fair
Congratulations Lynn!!

Excellence in Community Service: Evelyne Swanstom No job is too big nor too small for Evelyne! Evelyne has over 12 years of Community services with the following organizations:

  • Peachland Wellness Centre
  • Alexander Court
  • United Church
  • Community Police
Congratulations Evelyne!!

Excellence in the Arts: Angela Kanik

  • Wrote "Sing us a Song" for the lieutenant Governor's "Sing me a Song" competition
  • Peachland Variety Singers
  • Peachland Ukulele Group
  • Also paints water colours and quilts
Congratulations Angela!!

Excellence in Community Accessibility: Sid Kendrick

Sid provides more drives than any other driver in the Wellness Centre Volunteer Driver program providing an invaluable service to those who cannot drive themselves!

Congratulations Sid!!

Excellence in Literary Arts: Judy Wyper

Judy contributes significantly to Peachland's Artistic Culture!

  • Founder of the Writers Bloc- published their first anthology of prose and poetry
  • Peachland Community Arts Council
  • Encouraging Youth to write
Congratulations Judy!!

Unsung Hero: Jen Scott Kayla Scott

Initiated in 2012 as a way to recognize an individual whose everyday actions and quiet efforts have made a significant impact on the lives of others.

Congratulations Jen and Kayla for truly being hero's!!

Lifetime Service - Community Policing -20 years of service - Communications Society - 34 years of service

Peachland Community Policing has over 20 years of Community services and assists in the following ways:

  • Community Policing Office
  • Citizen's Patrol
  • Speed Watch
  • Seniors Contact Program
  • Stolen Auto Recovery
  • Child ID
  • BC Securities Commission
  • Tipsters

Peachland Communications Society served the Community of Peachland by bringing radio and TV Services to Peachland, before disbanding in 2014

Thank you and Congratulations to Peachland Community Policing and to the Peachland Communications Society for bringing services to the community!!

Youth Citizen of the Year – Kayla and Kylee Kallen

Kayla and Kylee are the innovators behind "Charity Rocks" and have raised over $3000 in 3 years for the BC Children's Hospital, Kelowna General Hospital and Free the Children

Congratulations Kayla and Kylee!!

Citizen of the Year – Jean Saul

Jean Saul is a tireless volunteer and community supporter! She is involved with the Royal Canadian Legion, Peachland Ambassadors and the Canadian Cancer Society.

Congratulations Jean!!