The candidate for the President’s Award is chosen annually by the current president to recognize members or individuals for long-term service to the Association. This years’ President’s Award was awarded to Lisa Cormack of Excel Enclosures and Railings at the MBA Christmas Party on November 25, 2016 at the J.W. Marriott, the Rosseau. Lisa has been a Member of the Association since 1996, served on the Board for 9 years from 2007 to 2016, as 2nd Vice President from 2009 to 2011, as 1st Vice President from 2011 to 2013, as President from 2013 – 2015, as Past President from 2015 – 2016 and has served on many committees, working tirelessly, with a huge heart and a dynamic spit-fire personality. Thank you and congratulations Lisa! Tracy Owen, President presents the award to Lisa Cormack (left).

The Member of the Year Award was presented to Chris White of Battlefield Equipment, also at the MBA Christmas Party on November 25, 2016 at the J.W. Marriott, the Rosseau. Chris has been a Member of the Association since 2011, has served on the Board of Directors since 2014, is currently the 1st Vice President of the Board, has been on the Home & Cottage Show Committee for 3 years in a row and is always willing to lend a hand with levity and humour. Thank you and congratulations Chris! Tracy Owen, President presents the award to Chris White (right).