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2015 Award Recipients

Doni, Janna-Marie (34)

Doni, Janna-Marie (34)

Janna-Marie is a chiropractor and owner of Vita Chiropractic and Wellness Centre. She has a family practice with a focus on pediatric care. She is the secretary/treasurer of the Sudbury and District Chiropractic Society and gives free workshops on health-related issues such as proper posture. She won the Young Woman of Distinction Award (YWCA) in [Read More]

2015 Award Recipients

Filippini, Jocelyn (38)

Filippini, Jocelyn (38)

Jocelyn is a commercial account executive and risk adviser at Gougeon Insurance Brokers. She is a member of the Rotary Club of Sudbury and will serve as the next president. She is a director on the Sudbury Construction Association board. The busy mother of two has participated in marathons and is a volunteer fitness instructor [Read More]

2015 Award Recipients

FRAM, Briana (29)

FRAM, Briana (29)

Briana is the communications co-ordinator at Health Sciences North. She is also a dance instructor at Project Dance. Motivated by her brother’s death in a mining accident, she has worked to create awareness to prevent similar deaths and accidents. She was a founding member of MINES (Mining Inquiry Needs Everyone’s Support). Q: What makes you [Read More]

2015 Award Recipients

Gingras, Sophie (29)

Gingras, Sophie (29)

Sophie is the communications and public affairs co-ordinator for the Desjardins Group. She is also the owner of Le Petit Panier, a gourmet gift basket company. She volunteers with Eat Local Sudbury and is fundraiser for the Vale Hospice. Q: What makes you happy about living in Sudbury? A: We live in a vibrant community [Read More]

2015 Award Recipients

Haapamaki, Eric (37)

Haapamaki, Eric (37)

Born and raised in Espanola, Eric studied computer engineering and business at the University of Manitoba. He heads up the applications engineering team at Ionic Engineering and is a shareholder in the company. His interests include hockey, chess and dragon boat racing. Q: What makes you happy about living in Sudbury? A: It makes me [Read More]

2015 Award Recipients

Hillier, John (37)

Hillier, John (37)

John is a personal trainer and co-owner of The Basement, a full-service gym. He is also a part-time professor in the physical management program at Cambrian College, and is a member of the advisory board. He brings a passion to whatever he does whether it’s coaching Sudbury Minor Hockey goalies or supporting charitable causes. Q: [Read More]

2015 Award Recipients

Jennings, Dana (34)

Jennings, Dana (34)

Dana is a business development officer in tourism and culture for the City of Greater Sudbury. The mother of two girls volunteers her time with the Irish Heritage Club of Sudbury, the Young Professionals Association, and the Luncheon of Hope. She is an H.B.Com grad from Laurentian University. Q: What makes you happy about living [Read More]

2015 Award Recipients

Kurt, David (30)

Kurt, David (30)

David is a real estate sales representative with Coldwell Banker Charles Marsh Real Estate. He has an H. B.Com from Laurentian University. He is the president of the Sudbury Real Estate Board and a member of the provincial board. He volunteers with Camp Quality and Inner City Homes. Q: What makes you happy about living [Read More]

2015 Award Recipients

Kuula, Samantha (32)

Kuula, Samantha (32)

Samantha, a graduate of Laurentian University, is the strategic communications officer at SNOLAB. She volunteers with Miners for Cancer, Wild at Heart Wildlife Refuge Centre, Pet Save and many other organizations. She plays in a baseball and soccer league. Q: What makes you happy about living in Sudbury? A: I really enjoy the small-town feel [Read More]

2015 Award Recipients

Lafantaisie, Kristal (29)

Lafantaisie, Kristal (29)

Kristal is the development manager at Science North. In 2013, the Laurentian University graduate received the Rotary Club of Sudbury Sunrisers Paul Harris Award. She was instrumental in establishing Rotaract, a youth service club. She is also active with the chamber of commerce and the Young Professionals Association. Q: What makes you happy about living [Read More]

2015 Award Recipients