Town of Erin Announces Winners for the Shamrock Awards

Date: Mar 29, 2022

Town of Erin Announces Winners of the Shamrock Awards                           
Awards Ceremony to be held on April 20, 2022

ERIN, ON: To honour all those who have made a significant contribution to our community during the 2020 to 2021 calendar year, earlier this year the Town of Erin made a callout for nominations for the annual Shamrock Awards. The Town received 47 nominations between the various categories listed below.

After considerable deliberations, the Shamrock Awards committee is announcing the following winners:

  •  The Citizen of the Year: Doug Kirkwood
  •   The Volunteer of the Year: Bayne Upton, Sid Spear, Robin Brooks, Deanna McKay, and Jay Mowat
  •   Business of the Year Award: Erin Fitness

No nominations were received for Business Innovation category.

The Shamrock Awards Ceremony will be held on April 20, 2022, 6 – 8 pm, at Erin Centre 2000 Theatre. Those interested in attending are encouraged to RSVP to reserve their tickets. RSVPs can be made online here, over phone at 519-855-4407 or email

“Congratulations to all the winners! I would like to thank everyone who took the time to submit a
nomination for the awards. We are very fortunate to have such dedicated and influential businesses
and individuals here in Erin. Each and every winner has made a significant difference in our
community this year, and we are excited to celebrate them on April 20.”
- Mayor Allan Alls

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The Town of Erin is home to nearly 12,000 rural and urban residents. It is focused on achieving stable growth and long-term sustainability, while creating a prosperous, healthy, environmentally progressive, livable, and inviting community through well managed municipal services, programs, assets and amenities.

Media contact:
Lavina Dixit
Senior Communications Officer
519.855.4407 EXT. 239