Senior of the Year

The 2017 Senior of the Year is Irene Hopkins!  Irene is a life-long resident of Walford and can be found lending a hand (or some baking) whenever it is needed.

Irene is very active in the Walford Catholic Women's League, the Women's Institute and St. Francis of Assisi Church.

Thank you Irene for your tireless contributions to our community.

Youth Volunteer

Council has chosen the recipient of the 2017 Youth Volunteer Award.  The name will be revealed at an upcoming event!

Township Bursary

Seth Mailloux is the 2017 recipient of the Township of Sables-Spanish Rivers Bursary.  This is awarded to a deserving student attending Espanola High School who resides in the Township and is continuing post-secondary studies.

The Bursary was presented to Seth by Councillor Susan Sonnenburg at the EHS Convocation.  Congratulations Seth!

2016 Business Success Award

The recipient of the 2016 Annual Business Success Award is Morris Sanftenberg Construction Ltd. located in Walford, ON.  For over 50 years, Sanftenberg Construction has provided quality, professional and knowledgeable service to the Township of Sables-Spanish Rivers and the entire North Shore.  This extremely successful family run business is very active in the community and has assisted with the new Walford playground, made numerous charitable donations and provided employment opportunities to many over the past 50 years.  

The EDC applauds your efforts and commends you for your vision, dedication and for choosing to operate a top-notch business in the Township of Sables-Spanish Rivers. 

Congratulations on being selected as the recipient of the Annual Business Success Award, Morris!  We wish you continued success throughout the coming years.