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2018 Grandparent of the Year winners announced!
June 4th, 2018

Grandparent of the Year- “A Smiles all Around Event”

Community Care Peterborough is once again delighted to host the Grandparent of the Year Award celebration and reception at the Princess Gardens Retirement Residence, 100 Charlotte St., on Wednesday, June 6th, 2018 at 3:45 p.m

 Thanks to our 2018 Sponsors


This award is designed to encourage children to be aware of how important seniors are in their lives and to encourage them to write stories. This year the committee reviewed 260 heart-warming entries submitted by 28 teachers from 18 schools in the City and County of Peterborough and home schooled students.
A special thank you goes to our sponsors Nexicom, The Gardens of Peterborough, Bennett’s Home Furnishings, Grady Feet Essentials and the selection committee members:
Joyce Fee, Ruth Deyell, Lance Nachoff (Nexicom), Judy Boutette, Michelle McLean, Louise Campbell, Bev Gartlan, Linda Conway, Murielle Philipovsky, Marilyn Robinson, Bev Merrett,  and Danielle Belair. 

The Grandparents receiving awards for 2018 are:

Winner of the Primary category:
Dawn Kielec, grandparent of Olivia Kielec, Grade 3 St. Teresa’s,
Teacher Mrs. Delaney

Honourable Mentions Primary:
Susan Livings, grandparent of Joy Davis, Grade 2 Monsignor O’Donoghue
Teacher Ms. Towns

Bob Flagler, grandparent of Ben Messenger, Grade 3 St. Teresa’s
Teacher Mrs. Delaney

Winner of the Junior Category:
Leona VanSickle, grandparent of Emily Gibson, Grade 4 St. Paul’s C.E.S. Norwood
Teacher Mrs. Oltean

Honourable Mentions Junior:
Irene Vojtek, grandparent of Emma Vojtek, Grade 5 Norwood P.S.
Teacher S. Wynne

Deb Noffke, grandparent of Brayden Noffke, Grade 5 Apsley P.S.
Teacher Mrs. Osborne

Every entry received a Certificate of Participation, a recognition certificate for the Grandparent, and their stories to share with that very special person they wrote about.