LCGS  Board of Directors is honoured to present

2022

Honorary Life Memberships Awards to Arlene-Stafford Wilson, Josephine Van Alstine, Helen Benda and, and Rosetta McInnes in honouring Lanark County Genealogical Society long-standing members who have made considerable contributions to the growth of the society, support the organization in its mandate and goals, is a dedicated volunteer in good standing in the society and community. Other members who received this honour in past years are Roberta Sargent, Bob Sargent, Alice Hughes, Walter Brown, Irma Willoughby, Irene Spence, Marion Cavanaugh, Helen Gillan, Marilyn Snedden, Shirley Somerville and Linda Seccasspina.

2021

Lanark County Pioneer Families Humanitarian Award to Rose Mary Sarsfield for her leadership and collaborative interest in preserving the history of Lanark County Ontario for future generations. Her lifetime contributions to fostering unity in genealogy, the preservation of records and in helping make family history a vital force in the community at large.

Long-Standing Community Service Recognition Award to Gary Byron and Jayne Munro-Ouimet for their many years of dedication to preserving the family histories of Lanark County.

Dedicated Volunteer Awards to Karen Prytula and Don Ross for their countless hours and dedication in researching and documenting our Lanark County heritage and family stories for future generations.

2020

Lanark County Pioneer Families Humanitarian Award to Dave and Irma Willoughby of Beckwith and Carleton Place for their leadership and collaborative interest in preserving the history of Lanark County Ontario for future generations. The Willoughby family’s lifetime contributions fostered unity in genealogy, and the preservation of records and helped make family history a vital force in the community at large.

2019

Lanark County Pioneer Families Humanitarian Award to Max Sutherland of Ottawa for his leadership and collaborative interest in preserving the history of Lanark County Ontario for future generations. His lifetime contributions fostered unity in genealogy, and the preservation of records and helped make family history a vital force in the community at large.

Honorary Life Memberships Awards to Linda Seccasspina in honouring Lanark County Genealogical Society long-standing members who have made considerable contributions to the growth of the society, support the organization in its mandate and goals; is a dedicated volunteer in good standing in the society and community. Other members who received this honour in past years are Roberta Sargent, Bob Sargent, Alice Hughes, Walter Brown, Irma Willoughby, Irene Spence, Marion Cavanaugh, Helen Gillan, Marilyn Snedden and Shirley Sommerville

2018

Lanark County Pioneer Families Humanitarian Award to Shirley Somerville of Smith Falls for her leadership and collaborative interest in preserving the history of Lanark County Ontario for future generations. Her lifetime contributions fostered unity in genealogy, and the preservation of records and helped make family history a vital force in the community at large.

2017

Lanark County Pioneer Families Humanitarian Award to Dorothy Lewis of Beckwith Township for her collaborative interest in preserving the history of Lanark County Ontario for future generations. Her lifetime contributions to fostering unity in genealogy, the preservation of records and in helping make family history a vital force in the community at large.

This award was presented to Dorothy on Sept 9, 2017, at the LCGS-Beckwith Township Heritage Bus Tour event. Beckwith Township Reeve, Richard Kidd who is her nephew spoke of her sharing of the family history with the younger generations of his family.

2016

Lanark County Pioneer Families Humanitarian Award to John and Leona Kidd of Beckwith Township for their collaborative interest in preserving the history of Lanark County Ontario for future generations. Their lifetime contributions to fostering unity in genealogy, the preservation of records and helping make family history a vital force in the community at large.

Long-Standing Community Service Recognition Award to Helen Benda for her many years of dedication to preserving the family history of Lanark County.

Dedicated Volunteer Awards to Frances Rathwell and George Stewart for their countless hours and dedication in researching and documenting our Lanark County heritage and family stories for future generations.

Honorary Life Memberships Awards to Shirley Sommerville in honouring Lanark County Genealogical Society long-standing members who have made considerable contributions to the growth of the society, support the organization in its mandate and goals; is a dedicated volunteer in good standing in the society and community. Other members who received this honour in past years are Roberta Sargent, Bob Sargent, Alice Hughes, Walter Brown, Irma Willoughby, Irene Spence, Marion Cavanaugh, Helen Gillan and Marilyn Snedden

2015

Lanark County Pioneer Families Humanitarian Award to Irene Spence and her sister Esther Jackson for their collaborative interest in preserving the history of Lanark County Ontario for future generations. Their lifetime contributions to fostering unity in genealogy, the preservation of records and helping make family history a vital force in the community at large.

Long Standing Community Service Recognition Award to Rose Mary Sarsfield for 35 years of dedication to preserving the family’s history of Lanark County.

Dedicated Volunteer Awards to Frances and Don Cooper for their countless hours and dedication in researching and documenting our Lanark county heritage and family stories for future generations.

2014

Honorary Life Memberships Awards to Irma Willoughby, Irene Spence, Marion Cavanaugh, Helen Gillan and Marilyn Snedden in honouring Lanark County Genealogical Society long-standing members who have made considerable contributions to the growth of the society, support the organization in its mandate and goals and, is a dedicate volunteer in good standing in the society and community. Other members who received this honour in past years are Roberta Sargent, Bob Sargent, Alice Hughes and Walter Brown.

Long Standing Community Service Recognition Award to W. John Morrow for 35 years of dedication to preserving the families’ history of Lanark County.