La Cañadan of the Year

Each year the La Cañada Kiwanis club honors the "La Cañadan of the Year" based on current and long-term broad-based involvement in volunteer community service, demonstrated leadership qualities, and their active role in bringing positive recognition to themselves and to the community of La Cañada Flintridge.

This individual is honored at a Kiwanis luncheon in van de Kamp Hall at Descanso Gardens, La Cañada Flintridge.

The 2015 La Cañadan of the Year Don Voss (at Right)

Voss pictured at left receiving the award from President Bob Wallace on May 4, 2016.   

 

 

 

 

Past La Cañadan of the Year Recipients

 

     2016  Nominations must be submitted by mail or email by March 3, 2017

           Nomination Form may be found here.

    

     2015  Don Voss, Kiwanian

 

     2014  Martha Burns (AM Kiwanis)
     2013  Pat Anderson, Kiwanian
     2012   Nick Berkuta, Kiwanian

     2011    Terry Walker, Kiwanian  

     2010    Clyde Hemphill,  Kiwanian

     2009    Laura Olhasso 

     2008    Meredith & Tom & Reynolds

     2007    Mary Gant, Kiwanian

     2006    Richard Harris

     2005    Anthony Portantino, Kiwanian 

     2004    Joe Thompson (AM Kiwanis)

     2003    Sherrill Carbonetti (AM Kiwanis)

     2002    Gaylord Hammerwold

     2001    Eileen Ferber,  Kiwanian 

     2000    Shirley & Don Hingst (AM Kiwanis)

     1999    Wes Seastrom

     1998    Joy Gifford (AM Kiwanis)

     1997    Claire Slaughter (AM Kiwanis)

     1996    Joan Feehan

     1995    Sue & Ken Schechter

      1994     Alice & Dave Spence, Kiwanian

     1993    Molly & Neal Brockmeyer

     1992    Joel Smith,  Kiwanian
 

     1991    Warren Gannon

 

     1990    Mary & Jack Hastings, Kiwanian

 

     1989    Mary Alice & Dr. Richard Green, Kiwanian

 

     1988    Elizabeth & Robert Craven

     1987    Jean & D. Sidney McVicker, (AM Kiwanis)

 

     1986    Kent Frewing

 

     1985    Joseph L. DuPlain

 

     1984    Shirley & David Herrman

 

     1983    Shirley & Richard (Dick) DeGrey, Kiwanian

 

     1982    Mary Ellen & O Warren Hillgren

 

     1981    Nila & Roger Barkley

 

     1980    Mrs. Joan Bachman

 

     1979    Dr. Donald C. Ziehl, Kiwanian

 

     1978    Edmund J. Krause, Kiwanian

 

     1977    Mrs. Jeanne Maus

 

     1976    George L. Parrish

 

     1975    Rev Gary W. Demarest

 

     1974    Mrs. Beth Leonard

 

     1973    Dr. George Griffith

 

     1972    Mary & Bill Brown

 

     1970    Henry Swenteron

 

     1969    Mrs. Jane R. Hogle

 

     1968    Richard Keilholtz

     1967    Dr. William Pickering, Kiwanian

     1966    Gil Smith, Kiwanian

 

     1965    Samuel Ayers

 

     1964    Les Tupper, Kiwanis

 

     1963    Jack Samuelson

 

     1962    Mrs. Ellen Ellis

 

     1961    Jim Reynolds

     1960    Buzzie Bavasi

 

     1959    Robert Parks

     1958    Frank Lanterman

     1951    Ted Schroeder