Volunteers, Mulock Family Recognized With Provincial Awards

Posted on Tuesday, April 18, 2017 19:47 PM

Volunteers from across Nova Scotia were recognized Tuesday in Halifax.

The province held their 43rd annual Provincial Volunteer Award ceremony presenting 65 awards to people nominated by their municipalities.

They include Allisa Getson of the Municipality of the District of Lunenburg, Peter Oickle in the Town of Bridgewater, Ethel Black for the Town of Lunenburg, Don Weagle in the Municipality of Chester, Lloyd Westhaver is the recipient in Mahone Bay, Heather Kelly and Mark Allison were chosen in the Region of Queens, Vicki Huskilson in Lockeport, Donna Renehan in the Town of Shelburne, Eliza Powell in Barrington, Sheldon Bell in Clark's Harbour and Dana Dares for the Municipality of Shelburne.

Also, Mike, Eddy, Virginia, Cathy, Jonathan and Darren Mulock of LaHave were given the Family Volunteer Award.

The Mulocks have served in senior leadership roles in the LaHave and District Fire Department for years, and have had a huge impact on the delivery of fire services to the LaHave and District area.  

In a statement to the CKBW/Country 100.7 newsroom, Jonathan Mulock says "I don't do this for recognition or awards, but I've been told several times today this award is a big deal and to be recognized as a family is a nice feeling.I started with the fire department because my father and uncle did and I wanted to follow in their footsteps. It is my way of giving back to the community. Combined, between the fire department and auxiliary, we have over 200 years of service."

Jonathan Mulock is the chief of the LaHave and District Fire Department while his brother, Darren, serves as chief of the Northfield and District Fire Department.

Mike and Eddy have served since 1971 while Cathy and Virginia are founding members of the auxiliary.