Community Builders’ Award recipient Dr. Andy Sidhu (middle) is shown here with Rod Santiago, executive director of Abbotsford Community Services, and Darlynnda Ross, chair of the awards committee. (John Morrow/Abbotsford News)

Community Builders’ Awards presented

Abbotsford Community Services honours outstanding volunteers

Four recipients were named at the recent Community Builders’ Awards presented by Abbotsford Community Services.

The recipients who were presented with their awards at a reception on Oct. 26 at The Reach Gallery Museum were Dr. Andy Sidhu, Prospera Credit Union, VIP Mazda and the Soroptimists of Abbotsford-Mission.

The awards honour outstanding volunteers – those organizations, partnerships, business leaders and individuals who work tirelessly, passionately and collaboratively to make Abbotsford a better place in which to live, work and raise a family.

Every year the community relations committee at ACS seeks nominations from the community for organizations and individuals that demonstrate excellence and the high standards of ethical conduct, integrity, civic and social responsibility.

“The Community Builders’ Awards recognize those who lead by example, contribute their time and resources … and who think of innovative ways to make positive change happen in our community,” said Darlynnda Ross, chair of the committee.

ACS is a non-profit social service agency that serves almost 40,000 members through its 80 programs.

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