Meryle Corbett holds up plaque she received for being named winner of the Sarah Donalda Treadgold Memorial Award as Kelowna's Woman of the Year.

Meryle Corbett holds up plaque she received for being named winner of the Sarah Donalda Treadgold Memorial Award as Kelowna's Woman of the Year.

Civic award winners honoured

City of Kelowna hosts annual Civic & Community Awards.

  • May. 1, 2015 2:00 p.m.

The City of Kelowna hosted its 40th annual  Civic & Community Awards on Thursday at Kelowna Community Theatre.

The award winners were:

Teen Honour in the Arts

Antony Knight

Honour in the Arts

Jennifer Schell

Young Female Volunteer of the Year

Thish Rajapakshe

Young Male Volunteer of the Year

Nikolai Lesack

The Central Okanagan Foundation, Volunteer Organization of the Year

United Way of the Central & South Okanagan Similkameen

Woman of the Year – Sarah Donalda – Treadgold Memorial Award

Meryle Corbett

Man of the Year – Fred Macklin Memorial Award

David Krysko

Corporate Community of the Year – Small to Medium Business

Wentworth Music

Corporate Community of the Year – Large Business

Save on Foods

Champion for the Environment – Individual

Casey Hamilton

Champion for the Environment – Business


Bob Giordano Memorial Award

Tom Maxwell

Bryan Couling Memorial, Athletic Team of the Year Award

Okanagan Rockets, Major Midget Hockey Club

Augie Ciancone Memorial Award – Female

Emma Johnson

Augie Ciancone Memorial Award – Male

Jeff Tubbs

Female Athlete of the Year

Kelsey Serwa

Male Athlete of the Year

Robbie Yochim

Anita Tozer Memorial

Arion Therapeutic Farms


The sponsors for the civic awards presentation were:  Grant Thornton, FortisBC, Kelowna Community Resources, Prospera Credit Union, Best Western Plus, Central Okanagan Foundation, YMCA of Okanagan, Thomas Alan Budd Foundation, Arts Council of the Central Okanagan, SW Audio & Visual, Mark of Distinction, House of Rose, Kelowna Capital News, Castanet, Bell Media and Crowe MacKay.

For more on the Civic & Community Awards and the recipients, visit

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