Vaughan resident recognized for outstanding volunteer efforts

City of Vaughan
Ward 1 Civic Hero Award presented to Kathryn Angus
As an avid volunteer in the city of Vaughan, Kathryn Angus is an involved resident who dedicates her time to guide and encourage various initiatives that preserve and support the interests of the community. Angus is the president of the Kleinburg and Area Ratepayers Association and serves as both treasurer and administrator of the Kleinburg Cornerstone Community Church. She generously donates her time towards meaningful causes and is a dynamic voice for her neighbourhood.
Kathryn has devoted countless hours to many other organizations in Kleinburg, including:
  • Bindertwine Committee – an annual local festival celebrated in the heart of Kleinburg
  • Kleinburg Business Improvement Area (BIA) – which supports the growth and nurturing of local businesses
  • McMichael Canadian Art Collection – a publicly funded fine arts gallery that focuses on Canadian art and Indigenous art of Canada
  • Trees for Kleinburg – an organization which aims to position Kleinburg as the leader in greening streetscapes
  • Illuminating Engineering Society of North America Toronto Chapter – a not-for-profit organization dedicated to all aspects of the art and science of illumination
  • Maple/Kleinburg Advisory Committee – a committee that meets to discuss issues to advise and inform the Mayor and Councillors on matters that affect the public
“People who give of themselves as volunteers have a positive impact on our community. They help it grow and inspire others to be guided by the spirit of generosity that defines our city. It is always inspiring to see the amazing volunteer ethic we have in the city of Vaughan. Kathryn Angus is a devoted resident and acts as a voice, advocate and friend for her neighbours, positively contributing to the well-being of her area. It is people like Kathryn who understand the value of public service and know that, through their efforts, they are making the city a better place. I offer my sincere congratulations to her for being recognized as a Civic Hero.”
-Mayor Maurizio Bevilacqua
“Kathryn Angus is an active member in her community, providing her time and reliability to support the organizations in which she is involved. She has displayed passion and commitment in her service work by sitting on multiple boards for Kleinburg and surrounding areas. Kathryn works tirelessly to help conserve the heritage of historical properties while respecting community developments, nurturing arts and culture, preserving and promoting greenspace and the environment, and assisting residents by encouraging improvements to local services. Her gracious gift of time proves that she is well-deserving of this award.”
-Ward 1 Councillor Marilyn Iafrate
  • Each year, the City presents one resident from each ward a Civic Hero Award.
  • Established in 2005, this recognition program identifies those who make exemplary individual contributions to the community.
  • Recipients are nominated by their local Ward Councillor and acknowledged by Vaughan Council.
  • City of Vaughan Civic Hero Awards webpage