Volunteer of the Year
Collingwood Elvis Festival Volunteer named Volunteer of the Year by Festivals & Events Ontario
Collingwood Elvis Festival representatives returned home from the annual Festivals & Events Ontario conference in Niagara Falls this past weekend with several honours to their credit. Dedicated Elvis Festival supporter, Margaret Forsythe, was recognized as the Volunteer of the Year by the province’s most notable festival and event association at the Hall of Fame Gala held in the Sheraton on the Falls Conference Centre, Friday, March 2nd.
Selected from a number of submissions received from event organizers across the province, Ms. Forsythe was recognized for her community spirit, her enthusiasm, and her tireless support of Collingwood’s premiere event.
“Margaret is enthusiastic, determined, dedicated, and high-spirited, with a sympathetic ear, a generous heart and a kind soul. Margaret is a true joy to work with!” boasts Collingwood Elvis Festival General Manager, Rosemarie O’Brien.
At the Annual General Meeting held on Saturday, March 3rd, Rosemarie O’Brien was also honoured by her peers as she was re-elected for a second two-year term to the FEO Board of Directors.
Accepting the portfolio position as Awards Chairperson, Rosemarie was also appointed FEO’s Vice President for 2012 after which time she will step into the role of President in 2013.
The Collingwood Elvis Festival was also named one of the Top 100 Festivals and Events in Ontario for the seventh consecutive year.
The 18th Annual Collingwood Elvis Festival, the largest of its kind in the world, takes place Thursday, July 26 – Sunday, July 29, 2012. Join friends, family, and fans in the heart of Collingwood’s historic downtown, 1-½ hours north of Toronto, Ontario, Canada, for four days of unparalleled entertainment. Order your tickets today by calling toll free 1-866-444-1162 ext. 3279 or purchase online at
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