This individual is selected by the Office of the Mayor, in consultation with a small group of dedicated community volunteers, for his or her commitment to all-round community involvement.
Mary Georgopoulos - 2016 Citizen of the Year
Mary Georgopoulos, is a passionate volunteer who for the past 25 years, has supported our community assisting local charities, participating in church activities and special fundraisers to help local families and individuals in need. Her passion for making our community a better place to live is exemplified through her efforts to support and raise funds for senior citizens, people with disabilities and families in need.
Photo Credit: Anthony Bell
Mary and her family host an annual Christmas day event which includes a full course turkey dinner and gifts for over 150 invited guests consisting of local families and individuals in need during the holiday season. Mary is a true volunteer, offering a helping hand with no expectation of reward in return.
The Town of Aurora is proud to recognize Mary's tremendous contributions and selfless dedication to our community and congratulates Mary on a well-deserved award for many years of service.