Provincial volunteer award ceremony held in Halifax

Exceptional volunteers from across Nova Scotia have been honoured at the 44th annual Provincial Volunteer Award Ceremony.

More than 75 people, nominated by municipalities and First Nations Bands, were celebrated in Halifax on Monday.

Fifteen-year old Nina Davey of Pictou was the recipient of the 2018 Youth Volunteer award.

She formed Jeana's Girls, a group of young women from Pictou County who have come together to support and fundraise for the Pictou County Chapter of the Children's Wish Foundation and the Canadian Cancer Society in honour and in memory of her friend.

Fundy Region Winners:
Town of Amherst - Daren White
Village of Bible Hill - Bible Hill Fire Brigade Ladies Auxiliary
Municipality of Colchester County - Kelly Tucker
Municipality of East Hants - Nettah Burry
Town of Oxford - Janet Tattrie
Municipality of the County of Cumberland - Barbara Aris
Town of Stewiacke - James McMorran
Town of Truro - Arthur Chestnut
Millbrook First Nation - Andrew Johnson
Sipekne’katik First Nation - Derrick and Tina Nevin

Highland Region Winners:
Town of Antigonish - Len P.D MacDonald
Municipality of the County of Antigonish - Glenn Terris
Municipality of the District of Guysborough - Russell Richard
Town of Trenton - Vania MacMillan
Town of Pictou - Brian Kellock
Town of Mulgrave - Jacqueline Stoyles
Municipality of the District of St. Mary's - Edith Auton
Town of New Glasgow - Lorraine MacLean
Town of Stellarton - Allan Murray
Town of Westville - Alfred and Mary Lou White
Municipality of Pictou County - Pat Christensen
Pictou Landing First Nation - Katie Paul
Paqtnkek First Nation - Diane Paul