Owen Sound Names Volunteers of the Year

Owen Sound Mayor Ian Boddy congratulates the city's Volunteers of the Year From Left: Ann Kelly, Barbara Olmsted and Eugenia Rawn (Photo by Kirk Scott)

Owen Sound has honoured it’s volunteers of the year.

Three women were recognized by Owen Sound council for their efforts to make their community a better placeā€¦ Ann Kelly, Barbara Olmsted and Eugenia Rawn.

Ann Kelly has been a long time organizer of the Festival of Northern Lights along with numerous other volunteer activities. She says it’s easy to be a volunteer in such a great city.

“I think a love of my community and a desire to brighten the corner where I live in whatever ways I can,” said Kelly after the ceremony.

Eugenia Rawn is a long time volunteer with the Quota Club, participating in many committees and fundraising projects.

“The city’s been good to us so I want to give back and this is my way of giving back,” said Rawn.

Barbara Olmsted has volunteered for 45 years for Grey Bruce Health Services. Many of those years she was manager of the gift shop.