As the Town of High River celebrates volunteers this week, they are acknowledging the town has fantastic volunteers who always put their hands up when asked to help get things done.

The week started off with a special flag raising at the Town of High River offices on Monday, April 16th.

Tuesday will see the Volunteers of the Year celebrated at the Volunteer Appreciation Event from 6:30 p.m. till 9 p.m. at the Highwood Golf Club.

Our High River's Jody Seeley says it is a great way to thank everyone.

"We are ridiculously blessed with an amazing group of volunteers in our community," said Seeley. "A lot of the organizations are having volunteer appreciation events. We just want to continue that celebration to say thanks to volunteers and give them some shoutouts on social media."

All of the recipients of the Volunteer of the Year awards will be at the Volunteer Appreciation Event including:

Senior – Hank Leeferink

Adult – Scott Forbes

Group – Kraft Hockeyville Committee


Corporate – Western Financial Group

Small Business – Coco Lux (Sue Mueller)

Youth – Tate Barton

To RSVP go to their Eventbrite page so the organizers can make sure there is enough food and drink.


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