Wendy Bardach awarded 2014 ScotiaMcLeod Volunteer of the Year!

Wendy Bardach, 2014 ScotiaMcLeod Volunteer of the Year, and Mayor Jim Watson

TD Ottawa Jazz Festival volunteer, Wendy Bardach, receives major recognition 

After 16 years of volunteering with the TD Ottawa Jazz Festival, Wendy Bardach receives Ottawa Festivals’ annual Volunteer of The Year Award. Mayor Jim Watson presented the award to Wendy on Thursday, May 8th, 2014.

More than 12,000 volunteers contribute over 141,000 hours at festivals, special events and fairs in the Nation’s Capital.

“This is an industry largely driven by the energy, passion and commitment of thousands of volunteers,” said Carol Anne Piccinin, Executive Director at Ottawa Festivals, “We are so pleased to partner with ScotiaMcLeod and The Crawford Foss Group… to thank all volunteers who come forward to give back to our community. Their true impact is immeasurable.”