Mary Ramsay, Award Recipient

“Mary is being nominated for her devotion to our committee and our programs for over 20 years. Tirelessly Mary has organized, or aided with organizing, our many activities such as golf tournaments, walking programs, and games days… She wisely contributes to meetings and diligently pursues all of her responsibilities.”

nomination form: Saskatchewan Senior Fitness Association, Rivers West District scr
Mayor Gwenn Kaye (left) presenting Mary Ramsay (right) with the Over-All Volunteer of the Year Award

Mary Ramsay is a dedicated fitness enthusiast. At 20-plus years, she is the longest serving Board Member of the Saskatchewan Senior Fitness Association, Rivers West District for Sport Culture and Recreation. A tireless organizer and participant, Mary has also volunteered with a wide variety of sports clubs over the years in many different capacities.

  • She’s been designer and seamstress for the local figure skating club, as well as their Carnival organizer.
  • She’s organized the local Hockey Draft Fundraiser, which included serving meals for up to 100 participants.
  • She was instrumental in converting the former Co-op Grocery Store to the current Cut Knife Country Lanes. Beginning with the renovations 21 years ago, Mary continues to support the bowling alley today. She is an avid bowler and has competed at the local, provincial, and national levels.

Mary has also had long term volunteer commitments with Our Lady of Perpetual Help Roman Catholic Church, the Wardenville Rural School Community and their history book, “Time Marches On,” the Horned Hereford Association and the Horned Heifer Tour, and the Unity Music Festival Association.

Mary Ramsay’s nomination concluded with the following statement, and everyone who has met Mary will agree, that she “is a lady with the sweetest smile and the warmest heart.”

content of post kindly shared from the Rivers West District Nomination form.

Congratulations to Mary Ramsay on receiving the Rivers West District Volunteer Recognition Award for Over-All Volunteer of the Year!

Author: Town of Cut Knife

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