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Local achievers honoured at WOWtheworld Waterloo Region Awards

Last Updated May 6, 2016 at 11:28 am EDT

Logo courtesy of WOWtheworld Waterloo Region

The 8th annual WOWtheworld Waterloo Region Awards have been handed out, recognizing “everyday heroes” who make a difference in our community.

Outstanding achievers were honoured in six categories – Driver, Innovator, Mentor, Community Hero, Youth and WOW factor.

The winners are: Gael Gilbert, Sanjeev Rajput, Francine Dyksterhuis, Jeff Nesbitt, Jennifer Lemieux, Dave Varner, Tracey Weiler, Carlos Benevides, Mandy Bujold, Dr. Izzeldin Abuelaish, Alexandra Foto and Arjun Pandey.

The awards were handed out during a glitzy affair at Bingemans, emceed by 570’s Lisa Drew and Paul Johnson from CHYM 96.7.

For more on the event, go to http://wowregion.ca/