Senior of the Year Award
Merrickville-Wolford resident Martin Green receives the Senior of the Year award from Mayor Davis Nash at the Canada Day festivities in Merrickville on Saturday. Martin is an engaged member of the community through his work with Theatre Night in Merrickville, the Merrickville Artists Guild, Merrickville Bridge to Canada and the Merrickville Public Library.
Scholarship winner honoured
Mayor David Nash presented Merrickville-Wolford resident,Katie MacLaurin, with a certificate recognizing her for receiving the Hilary M. Weston Scholarship, at the Merrickville Canada Day celebrations on Saturday.
The scholarship is given to two students in Ontario each year in recognition of academic excellence and commitment to advancing mental health research. As a Master of Social Work student at Carleton University, Katie is being recognized for her research and advocacy for enhancing supports to children and adults with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder, and their caregivers. Along with the recognition she is being awarded $7,500 to support her studies.
photos provided by Hilary Thomson