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CEC Recognition in 2020-21

April 20, 2021

In addition to recognizing all our volunteers during this year’s National Volunteer Week (April 18-24, 2021), we would like to take a moment to call out some special recognition presented this past Scouting Year.

Milestone Years of Service – the following Scouters were recognized for Years of Service milestones of 50 years or more:

  • 50 Year Service Pin
    • George Henderson (1st Acton)
    • Brian Soehner (1st Elmira)
    • Sandra O'Kapiec (5th Meadowvale)
    • Joan Barty (CE Blue Springs Camp Committee)
    • John Edwards (CE Blue Springs Camp Committee)
  • 55 Year Service Pin
    • Marquis Young (CE Blue Springs Camp Committee)
  • 60 Year Service Pin
    • Brian Reiner (11th Kitchener)


Medal of the Maple Recipients - To honour YOUTH who contribute to the Scouting Movement and the spirit of Scouting through community service, extraordinary Scouting participation, and a solid system of personal values.

  • Kevin Didi (6th Erin Mills)
  • Zachary (Zach) Kelly-Bruton (4th Trafalgar)


Silver Acorn Recipients - For especially distinguished service that extends beyond the group or section level.

  • Rob Byce (3rd Meadowvale)
  • Albert Chapman (3rd Guelph)
  • Shelley Dyet (12th Cambridge)
  • Jennifer Levitt Birdsall (Central Escarpment Council)
  • Eva Robinson (4th Port Credit)

Bar to the Silver Acorn Recipients - For continued contributions of especially distinguished service and equivalent to earning a second Silver Acorn

  • Peter Barber (4th Trafalgar)
  • George Christian (CEC CCJ Committee)
  • Bruce Findlay (Blue Springs Camp Committee)
  • Michael Neely (5th Meadowvale)
  • Cliff Paquette (5th Meadowvale)


Thank you to all our volunteers.  Don’t forget to express your thanks to your local volunenteers though the Thanks button (

If you have any questions or issues, you can contact the CEC Recognition team through


Albert Fuchigami
Central Escarpment Council Support Team
Council Recognition Administrator