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Citizen of the Year 2017 – Jim Delcourt

The Citizen of the year Award for 2017 went to Jim Delcourt, a Ladysmith Kinsman.

Jim Delcourt
Jim Delcourt

It is presented for outstanding community service over a period of time.

  1. The service must be voluntary and does not include service where there has been a connection to normal employment.
  2. The nominations are open to all residents of Ladysmith, and they must conform to the guidelines put forth by the Ladysmith Celebrations Society.
  3. The nominations received will be judged by a panel selected from the committee.

Previous Winners

  • 1977: Una Haughton
  • 1978: Elizabeth Adams
  • 1979: Ray Knight
  • 1980: Orval Delcourt
  • 1981: Beth Chalmers
  • 1982: Betty Davidson
  • 1983: Erik and Ruth Peereson
  • 1984: Marg Swettenham
  • 1985: Florence Stewart
  • 1986: Howie Davis
  • 1987: Vince Herkel
  • 1988: Bernard Churchill
  • 1989: no award presented
  • 1990: Dennis and Pat Irvine
  • 1991: Rev. H. W. Nettleton
  • 1992: Glenda Patterson
  • 1993: Georgie Oliver
  • 1994: Anne Wavrecan
  • 1995: John and Flow Gourlay
  • 1996: Bonnie Wilson
  • 1997: Larry Adair
  • 1998: Gordon Paterson and Ladysmith Hospital Auxiliary
  • 1999: Tom Beames
  • 2000: Don “Duck” and Tracy Paterson
  • 2001: Wayne Richmond and Mary Rasmussen
  • 2002: Pam Carmichael and Derek Dorken
  • 2003: Dr. Tom and Wilma Wickham
  • 2004: Fran Carey
  • 2005: Kit Wilmot
  • 2006: Pat Edge
  • 2007: Aili Kenyon
  • 2008: unknown (let us know if you know)
  • 2009: Gus and Gay Armstrong
  • 2010: Jim Cram
  • 2011: Ladysmith Maritime Society
  • 2012: Bill Drysdale
  • 2013: Maureen Martin
  • 2014: Nita Grant
  • 2015: Ron Johnson
  • 2016: Myfanwy Plecas
  • 2017: Jim Delcourt

Well done, Jerry!