Without our volunteers HPSC could not function!
On September 29th we were very happy to host our volunteers at the reinstated Volunteer Dinner at The Hot House Café. The purpose of the event is to honour our volunteers as well as build excitement for the upcoming season.
As part of the evening I was very please and excited to present our Volunteer of the Year awards to the following members:
Sheila Moshomas – For taking on the role of Monday daytrip co-ordinator
Apolonija Battiston – For work on the Long Trips Committee (LTC) and leading the Snow School Instructor uniform committee
Fran Burgess – For work as the Wednesday Daytrip co-ordinator during a difficult season
Paul Dover – For extensive work for the Cross-country portfolio during a difficult season
Caroline Thompson – For work as the Downhill daytrips Bus Captain co-ordinator
Michael Hardke – For work as the Sunday downhill Daytrips co-ordinator and for training Sheila as the new Monday daytrips co-ordinator
Lisa Philpott -For work as the bus company co-ordinator
Lisa Ziegler – For work programming the downhill daytrip events and making on-going changes as procedures were revised
Christine Bellerose – For work as liaison between Snow School and the Downhill daytrips team
Linda Lavallee – For work as the long-term head of the HPSC New Member Ambassador program
Monica Sauer – For work within the cross-country team and as the cross-country representative on the Long Trips Committee
Kevin Chabot – For work on finding a new east end parking location for long trips
Ephraim Fernandez – For extensive work creating a Long Trips COVID protocol
Russ Harding – For work researching COVID testing options on long trips to fulfill the Canadian government’s requirement of a PCR test prior to returning to Canada. And for work investigating the co-ordinating our Ikon group sales program.
Jeff Stainsby – For extensive work as part of the cross-country team
Bishu Basuroy – For his long time contributions to the club in a multiple roles over the years
Catherine Basuroy – For her long time contribution in responding to emails to Downhill daytrips portfolio
Bill Bates – For his long time role as Director of Long Trips.
In addition to a certificate each winner also receives a dollar credit on their HPSC account in appreciation of all of their work.
Congratulations and thank you to all of the winners!
And again thank you to all of our volunteers!
President, High Park Ski Club