Volunteer Awards Winners 2016

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Who picked up a golden record this year?

CJSR’s Volunteer Awards recognize the outstanding achievements of the many volunteers who keep CJSR on the air with high quality programming that challenges the status quo.

This year’s winners:

Rookie Volunteer of the Year: John Richards

Gary McGowan Veteran Volunteer Of the Year: Lada Hornjatkevyc

Most Reliable Fill-in: Owen Armstrong aka Devon, the Good Machine

Community Influencer: Jodi Stonehouse aka JoJo on the radio  

Bob Brophy Award For Excellence In Production: Qasim Hirani

Design Volunteer of the Year: Stephanie Simpson

Presto Change-o Best Transformation: Rhythmic Spaces

“You Can Count On Me” Admin Volunteer of the Year: Karly Coleman.

Chairperson of the (Sound)Board: Mark Rodgers

Kick-Ass Recovery of the Year: Christian Zyp

Best Gnu Show: Hey, That’s Not Metal
Honourable Mention: Imaginary Landscapes

Best News Show: All That Matters
Honourable Mention: Terra Informa
Honourable Mention: Acimowin

Dave Finkelman Music Show of the Year: Big A little a
Honourable Mention: If Hooks Could Kill
Honourable Mention: It Takes a Village

Best Co-Hosts: Alex McKie & Jesse Sand – Big A little a
Honourable Mention: Jackson & Sonny Grimez – If Hooks Could Kill

Best Host: Rhea March
Honourable Mention: Jackson Trossehl
Honourable Mention: Alex McKie

Thanks to everybody who came out to our first Summer BBQ and Volunteer Awards Ceremony. Many thanks for your efforts on the stations behalf all year long – CJSR is not possible without the hard work and commitment of our many volunteers.

Special thanks to all of the volunteers that worked the event:
Errands and Supplies: Scott
Food Tickets, 50/50 Tickets and Welcome Table: Enoch, Aretha, Christine, Lisa, Shelley, Abdirahman, Rhea, Stephanie
BBQ: Scott, Andy & Jordan
Awards: Trevor, Sam, Lisa, and Brittany

And to our event sponsors:
ACME Meats and The Heart of the City festival, for their in kind and financial donations in support of our volunteers.
And of course our appreciation to the Boyle Street Community League and Boyle Street Plaza staff for helping us keep our costs down while utilizing their lovely space.

Don’t forget to mark your calendars for our Annual General Meeting on August 25th.


CJSR runs on volunteer labour and couldn’t exist without it.

Show your support by pitching in.

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