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Otonabee-South Monaghan is a busy place with lots of businesses, attractions and great people. This page features some of the many success stories of the area, including awards, accomplishments, newspaper articles and more. If you have a success story that you think should be included on this page, please send us an e-mail.
Canadian Association of Fire Chiefs award for Volunteer Fire Chief of the Year, 2015.
Fire Chief Ted Bryan has dedicated over 40 years to serving our community as a member of the fire service and has been Fire Chief since 1986. Throughout his career, Chief Bryan has participated on numerous boards, committees and task forces at the county, regional and provincial level. This national award honours Chief Bryan's commitment to protecting the lives and property of the residents and visitors to Otonabee-South Monaghan.
VFIS Volunteer Recruitment and Retention Award Recipient, 2016
from Ontario Association of Fire Chiefs
The Retention and Recruitment Award recognizes success and excellence in the retention and recruitment of emergency service organization members. The award is presented to a department that has experienced positive results to a comprehensive approach to retaining and recruiting members. The comprehensive nature of the department's recruitment and retention program is evaluation in this process.
Barb Waldron, OSM Chief Building Official
2015 Lift Lock Chapter of the OBOA
Ontario Building Officials Association Chapter of the Year
2016 Peterborough County Recognition Awards
Community Volunteer of the Year - Andrew Damiany
Heritage Preservation - Contributing authors of "South Monaghan, The Garden of Eden"
Leadership in Arts and Culture - Margaret Hamilton
Youth - Paige Allen
2015 Peterborough County Recognition Awards
Community Volunteer of the Year - Jack Mackness
Agricultural Leadership - Edgar Cornish
Heritage Preservation - Doroty and Albert Lane
Youth - Julie Bryan
2014 Peterborough County Recognition Awards
Business Leadership/Entrepreneurial Innovation - Scott Pimmett
Community Volunteer of the Year - Jim and Marg Glenn & Family (Matt Glenn, Paul Glenn, Joelle Weil & Jenny Pink)
Heritage Preservation - St. John's The Evangelist Roman Catholic Church