The 2021 recipients of the Saskatchewan Volunteer Medal were announced Friday. The medal, established in 1995, recognizes extraordinary work by volunteers across the province. 

This year, the recipients are Noela Bamford (Regina), Bob Bjarnason (Churchbridge), Velma Harasen (Regina), Major (Ret’d) Keith Inches, CD (Regina), Ishita Mann (Saskatoon), Captain (Ret’d) Cathy Sarich, CD (Saskatoon), Bob White (Rosetown), Joyce Willick (Spiritwood), Elaine Wirtz (Wadena).  

"The 2021 recipients of the Saskatchewan Volunteer Medal have given their time and effort to organizations and communities across our province," Lieutenant Governor Mirasty said. "I congratulate them on this well-deserved honour and thank them for their remarkable contributions to the people of Saskatchewan." 

Mirasty will present the recipients with their medals during a ceremony on April 26th at Government House in Regina.  

Since the medal’s creation, it has been awarded to 240 people.