|The Jamie Awards|
2012 Jamie Award Winners Announced
The Yorkton Film Festival is proud to announce the recipients of the first ever Jamie Awards, a community recognition program started in honour of the festival’s 65th anniversary.
Named after Yorkton Film Festival Founder James Lysyshyn, nominations opened in late April and closed on May 10th. The awards were established to honour individuals, organizations, and businesses in Yorkton that have had a positive impact in the community as a whole. 3 awards were handed out across six categories: Community, Visionary, Leadership, Education & Learning, Health & Wellness, and Empowerment.
The recipients are as follows:
Community: Bob Maloney, Paper Bag Players, Yorkton Music Festival
Visionary: Laurie Renton, Doug Riley, Tami Hall
Leadership: Terry Ortynsky, Dave Nussbaumer, Neil Thom
Education & Learning: Larry Pearen, Trent Senger, Yorkton Nursery School Cooperative
Health & Wellness: Taryn Romanowich, Mental Health Drop-In Centre, Active Transportation Collaborative
Empowerment: Saskatchewan Abilities Council, YRHS Student Support, Antonio Osuna
We want to extend our strongest congratulations to this year’s recipients, and thank them for their tireless work in making Yorkton a great community. We also want to thank their nominators for putting forward a great group of people for our first ever Jamie Awards ceremony.