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8th Annual York Region Character Community Awards

8th Annual York Region Character Community Awards

In this photo: Character Community Foundation President Allan Hoyle, Kelly Broome-Plumley and Chief Eric Jolliffe York Region Police


NewRoads is proud to congratulate all award recipients from the 8th annual York Region Character Community Awards.  This event, which was held on April 30th 2014 recognizes individuals and organizations in York Region who have demonstrated positive character attributes in their home, school, work and community.
 
We are particularly proud of NewRoads associate, Kelly Broome – Plumley (Customer Relations and Community Engagement Manager) who was nominated along side nine other individuals in the category of “Change our World – Community”.  Nominees for this award are recognized for demonstrating character while making effective community changes in our world.  Kelly  nomination resulted from her contributions to various local charitable causes.  Her willingness to always “do more” while demonstrating great character made her an obvious candidate for this award.
 
The 2014 York Region Character Community Change Award World Nominees Award was presented by York Region Chairman and CEO Bill Fisch.  Mr. Fisch, who is retiring later this year after his fifth consecutive term as the region’s Chairperson and CEO, was recognized for his outstanding work championing the Character Community movement in York Region and for his years of dedicated to public service.
 
This years award went to Melinda Garel.  Melinda is an outstanding, compassionate and optimistic Teacher who is constantly putting the needs of others before her own.  Melinda spends her days teaching students how to play with honesty and integrity both on the classroom and on the playground.  Congratulations Melinda!
 
We at NewRoads are very proud of Kelly, Melinda and all of the nominees who were honoured at this year’s event.  Their actions make them exceptional role models and community builders and we thank them for their ongoing contributions to our community.
 
To learn more and for the full list of nominees visit www.charactercommunity.com