2018 Volunteer Awards
Special thanks to all the Board members and volunteers who provided food and to our participating restaurants: Ombretta Cucina, Pump House Grille Co., Roc 'n Doc's, Spice Lounge & Tapas, Tim Hortons- Westchester Mall, Wingporium, Indian By the Lake, Battaglias, Burrito Boyz, Clarkson Pump & Patio, Crooked Cue, La Villa Bakery and Nomads. The food was amazing as always!
Big shout out to Chuck Jackson and his band for providing the entertainment and for all the volunteers who signed up for the jam session in the second set. What a talented group of volunteers! A good time was had by all.
And another special thanks to all the team leaders: Deb Corpe, Peter & David Kirin, Deb & Paul Crane, Janis Valentine, Guy Beauparlant, Jane McGhee, Sylvie Jeanotte, Ray Roy, Sharon Whelan, Rick Poirier, Miranda Biggs, Cindy McCleery, Frank Bailey, Dave Voyce, Alison Camplin, Lynn Kozak and Tiffany Wirth who help to make the Shuffle such a success. We couldn’t do it without you!
Please join me in congratulating Madeline Currie, a student at Humber College in the Bachelor of Music Trumpet Program for being selected as the recipient of the Southside Shuffle Blues & Jazz Festival 2018 Student Scholarship Award. Well deserved Madeline!
As part of the volunteer appreciation party, the Southside Shuffle Board of Directors present awards in various categories. This years’ winners are:
Student Volunteer of the Year:
Aaron Orellana, John Song, James Song & Saleem Mourtada
Rookie Volunteer of the Year:
Alyshia Howard, Anne Brown, Teresa Manning & Vicky Murdoch
Volunteer of the Year:
Alison Camplin, Audrey Dixon, Evelyn Leslie, Miranda Biggs, & Sharon Whelan
Outstanding Achievement Award:
Bill Hatton & Cindy McCleery
Volunteer Hall of Fame:
Dave Parry, Karen Dilliott & Paul Crane
Congratulations to all of the 2018 award recipients. Not all of the award recipients were able to attend the party but here are the photos of the recipients who were able to join us.
Thank you to all our volunteers for making our 20th anniversary so special. You are the heart and soul of the Festival. I hope to see all of you back in 2019.
Kristine Kane, Co-Chair of the SOUTHSIDE SHUFFLE BLUES & JAZZ FESTIVAL BOARD OF DIRECTORS
STUDENT Volunteer of the Year awards presented by Festival Founder and Artistic Director Chuck Jackson
ROOKIE Volunteer of the Year awards presented by Festival Founder and Artistic Director Chuck Jackson
OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT Volunteer of the Year awards presented by Festival Founder and Artistic Director Chuck Jackson
VOLUNTEER of the Year awards presented by Festival Founder and Artistic Director Chuck Jackson
VOLUNTEER HALL OF FAME awards presented by Festival Founder and Artistic Director Chuck Jackson