May 10, 2021

Nominations are still being accepted for the Lieutenant Governor’s Make a Difference Community Awards, which are presented annually to six deserving individuals from across the province. The awards will be presented virtually at the 38th Annual Volunteer Awards celebration to be broadcast via Facebook on Thursday, Sept. 23.

The awards recognize individuals who embody the spirit of volunteerism and have made lasting and meaningful contributions in the community. The Lieutenant Governor’s Vice-Regal Volunteer Award will be presented to one overall winner who best represents these qualities of volunteerism.

This award was originally established by former lieutenant-governor Peter M. Liba in 2000 and has been supported by all lieutenant-governors who followed.

“Despite the many challenges of the past year, our province continues to be blessed with the rich spirit of volunteerism. Now more than ever, Manitobans are giving so much of their time, talent and creativity to impact and enrich the lives of others, and make a difference in the world around them,” said Lt.-Gov. Janice C. Filmon. This selflessness gives us even more reason to celebrate outstanding citizens from the smallest community to the heart of our largest city. I encourage you to recognize a worthy volunteer by nominating them for this award.”

To nominate an outstanding volunteer go to . Nominations must be received by May 24.

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For more information, contact:
Volunteer Manitoba – 204 477-5180
Kate Gameiro, Executive Director and Private Secretary to the Lieutenant Governor,
204 945-2752 or