“Citizen of the Year”


Citizen of the Year

Citizen of the Year will be announced at the Creston Blossom Festival Opening Ceremonies.

2022 CITIZEN OF THE YEAR - Retla Wigen


Citizens of the year photos and bios on the 2022 festival news page.

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Past Recipients - Citizens of the Year

1969 Fred Martello   2000 Fred Ryckman
1970 A. W. Burch   2001 Ed and Joan Gatzke
1971 Tak Toyota   2002 Lela Irvine
1972 Dr. J. Vernon Murray   2003 Terry and Gloria Elliott
1973 Cliff Carr   2004 Alex Nilsson
1974 Vi Baker   2005 Peter Chambers
1975 Jim Ross   2006 William and Ruth Mitchell-Banks
1976 Herb Dodd   2007 Betty Martin
1977 Henry Stasiuk   2008 Marjorie Comm
1978 Marjorie Powers   2009 Jim Haines
1979 Bill Herchmer   2010 Art and Pauline Tremblay
1980 Roy Rhodes   2011 Norm Husband
1981Rev. Norman Tanner   2012 Phil Thomas
1982 Manning Powers   2013 Henry Schoof
1983 George Oliver   2014 Peter Hepher
1984 Ruby Roebuck   2015 Bob Meredith
1985 Clara Milner   2016 Bev Caldwell
1986 Bill Dewald   2016 Junior Citizen - Dylan Smith
1987 Wayne Salmond   2017 Bill and Dorathy Pfeifer
1988 Doug Taylor   2017 Junior Citizen - Matthew Lengyell
1989 Guy Browell   2018 Eric and Donna Kutzner
1990 Pastor Harry Haberstock   2018 Junior Citizen - Ethan Greentree
1991 Vaughan Mosher   2019 Maurice Maurie Murphy
1992 Anne Page   2019 Junior Citizen - Olivia Kettle
1993 Eric Jacks   2020 John Huscroft
1994 Don Holmes   2021 Heather More
1995 Carle Jones   2021 Junior Citizen - Madeline Darby
1996 Wayne Adams   2022 Retla Wigen
1997 Jim Elford   2022 Junior Citizen - Nicole Cobbe
1998 Margaret Lavender  
1999 Homer Eddy  


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