Saskatchewan German Council - Special Volunteer Award


The SGC Special Volunteer Awards have been presented to outstanding volunteers in Saskatchewan’s German-Canadian community since 2000. The Council’s member organizations can submit an application for a special volunteer from their organization.

The SGC Special Volunteer Awards are handed out at the Special Volunteer Awards Banquet during the annual Treffpunkt weekend in June.

Deadline for nomination: April 30, 2018

2018 SGC Special Volunteer Award
2018 SGC Youth Award





Former recipients:


Ilona Beck: Saskatchewan Association of Teachers of German

Franziska Davies: Kochlöffel and Nudelholz: German-Canadian Koch- und Backstudio

Valerie Sievert: German Language School Saskatoon (Youth Award)


Rosa Gebhardt: Kulturgarten Saskatoon

Leo and Erna Oestreicher: Lloydminster German Heritage Society

Amanda Stehwien: German Junior Folk Dancers (Youth Award)


Ulrike Hecker:Hansel and Gretel Preschool

Ashley Hojati:German Language School Saskatoon (Youth Award)

Darlene Rubrecht:Karnevalsgesellschaft Harmonie


Barbara Hoggard-Lulay:Saskatoon German Days

Wade McLean:Austrian Edelweiss Club

Kerri Van Loosen:German Canadian Society Harmonie

Adeline Vogelgesang: German Cultural Centre

Vince Weber:American Historical Society of Germans from Russia


Ruth & Michael Bartolf: Estevan & District German Freundschaft Society

Josephin Dick: German Language School Saskatoon

Ida Grzesina: Volksliederchor Harmonie

Arnold Issel: Melville & District German Heritage Club

John Saxinger: Huboldt & District German Heritage Society


Irmgard &Alex Telidetzki: Lloydminster German Heritage Society
Gordon McWilliam: Austrian Canadian Edelweiss Club of Regina
Walter Biberdorf: Estevan & District German Freundschaft Society


Erika Dumont: Karnevalsgesellschaft Harmonie, Regina
Don Thomas: German Canadian Club Concordia, Saskatoon
Bryce Van Loosen: German Canadian Society Harmonie, Regina
Ray & Ute Fichter: Volksliederchor Harmonie, Regina
Barbara Stehwien: German Language School Saskatoon
Terry Keim: American Historical Society of Germans from Russia, Regina
Sheila Baessler: Prince Albert German-Canadian Club “Walshorn”


Alvin Knoll: Volksliederchor Harmonie, Regina
Frank Schick: Austrian Canadian Edelweiss Club, Regina
Fred Wieler: Volksliederchor Concordia, Saskatoon
Jeanette Hipfner: American Histrocial Society of Germans from Russia, Regina
Jeannette Kuiper: Saskatchewan Association of Teachers of German Society
Les Lautner: Prince Albert German-Canadian Club “Waldhorn”
Reinhold Ortlepp: German Canadian Club Concordia, Saskatoon
Veronica Lekien: Karnevalsgesellschaft Hermonie, Regina


Doris Anderson: Karnevalsgesellschaft Harmonie, Regina
Linda Daver: German Language School Regina
Margot Hassner: German Canadian Club Concordia, Saskatoon
Berbel Knoll: Volksliederchor Harmonie, Regina
Rosemarie Schlekewy: Lloydminster German Heritage Society


Cary Piller: Meville & District German Heritage Club
Johanna Tataryn: German Canadian Club Concordia, Saskatoon
Ruth Wilson: Folkart Co-op Humboldt
Stacy Hughes: Karnevalsgesellschaft Harmonie, Regina
Ursula Gross: German Harmonie Singers, Regina


Hilde Beckie: Volksliederchor Harmonie, Saskatoon
Marlene Decker: Estevan and District German Freundschaft Society
John Jost: Austrian-Canadian Edelweiss Club, Regina
Joe Kratz: Harmonie Singers, Regina
Gustav Kurtz: German Canadian Club Concordia, Saskatoon
Waldemar Lekien: Karnevalsgesellschaft Harmonie, Regina
Jean Schlekter: German-Canadian Society Harmonie, Regina
Lorna Yungmann: German Heritage Society of Humboldt and District


Cheryl & Sheila Aldous: German-Canadian Society Harmonie, Regina
Leslie Angele: German Language School Saskatoon
Rose Engelhardt: German Harmonie Singers, Regina
August Flegel: Volksliederchor Harmonie, Regina
Christel Lekien: Karnevalsgesellschaft Hramonie, Regina
Toni Windsor: German Canadian Club Concordia, Saskatoon


Martin Arndt: German Canadian Club Concordia, Saskatoon
Maurice Aschenbrenner: Lloydminster German Heritage Society
Ilona Beck: Saskatchewan Association of Teachers of German
James Hoffmann: Volksliederchor Harmonie, Regina
Rita Hughes: Karnevalsgesellschaft Harmonie, Regina
Frieda Koenig: German Harmonie Singers, Regina


Ursula Klassen: Folkart Co-op Humboldt
Mary Pelzer: Volksliederchor Harmonie, Regina
Herb Pexa: German Canadian Club Concordia, Saskatoon
Johanna Roth: Karnevalsgesellschaft Harmonie, Regina
Gerald Seipp: Estevan and District German Freundschaft Society
Dr. Richard Starke: Lloydminster German Heritage Society


Agatha Dyck: Mennonite Heritage Village, Swift Current
Charles Mutschall: Karnevalsgesellschaft Harmonie, Regina
Gudrun Lettrari: German Junior Folk Dancers, Saskatoon
Rose Brassard: Lloydminster German Heritage Society
Hans Strunk: Lloydminster German Heritage Society
Heinz Stolle: Lloydminster German Heritage Society


Renate Ankenbrand: Volksliederchor Concordia, Saskatoon, Editor of SGC Postillion 1990-2005
Marie Hüttemann: German Language School Saskatoon
Sigrid Kirmse: German radio program “Treffpunkt Deutschland”, Saskatoon
Elisabeth Laprell: Battlefords and District German Heritage Association
John Meier: Prince Albert Waldhorn Choir


Hans Schlichtmann: Volksliederchor Harmonie, Regina
Winfried Schlosser: Karnevalsgesellschaft Harmonie, Regina
Agnes Seipp: Estevan and District German Freundschaft Society


Ingeborg Schlichtmann: Saskatchewan Association of German Language Schools, Saskatchewan Association of Teachers of German, German Language School Regina
Hildegard Boehm: German Harmonie Singers, Regina
Cornelia Ebert: Prince Albert German-Canadian Club “Waldhorn”
Joe Nosbusch: German Heritage Society of Humboldt and District



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