Stewardship Association of Municipalities incorporated in 1999, and since then almost 50,000 acres of wetland and upland habitat has been conserved and enhanced. This would not of been possible without the support of individual stewards who recognize the value of wildlife habitat within their communities boundaries.
SAM's Steward is an individual who gone above and beyond in their own community to support habitat stewardship. When possible the SAM Executive will make a one time donation in the stewards name to a local charity/non-profit of the stewards choice.
2018 - SAM Steward: Peter Reccord
If there was a community project in Labrador City you can be sure Peter Reccord helped get that project off the ground. Peter has lived in Labrador City since August 1964 and in that time he has over seen many community projects.
Peter served as part of the Labrador City Town Council for 12 years. He served three full terms on council as well as being Deputy Mayor. During that time he served on many committees including the Councillor/Deputy Mayor, the Finance and Administration Committee Chair, the Beautification and enhancement Committee Chair, the Winter Lights Committee Member, the Tidy Towns Committee member, the Winter Carnival Committee member and the 50th Anniversary Committee Chair.
Community Group involvement by Peter Reccord:
Labrador West Lions Club - President, Vice President, Treasurer, Secretary
Lions Quest Program organizer
Lions Club Santa Clause Parade Coordinator
Church Joint Board of Management - Anglican Church
Integrated School Board - Chairperson
Labrador City Recreation Commission
Labrador West Food Bank - Executive Member
Tops - NF 2071 member since 1980
Labrador West Waste Management Committee - Chairperson
Newfoundland and Labrador Winter Games - Organizing Committee
Community Awards received by Peter Reccord:
Tops - NL Provincial Award - 1980
Lions Club Melvin Jones Fellowship Award - 1991
Lions Club Life Membership Award - 1990
Labrador City Builders Award
Labrador City Adult Volunteer of the Year
Labrador City Executive Member of the Year
Citizen of the Year award - 1989
Provincial Pitcher Plant Award - 1995 - 96
NLSBA Leadership Award - 1995
National Certificate of Merit for Community Contribution - 1988
Queens Diamond Jubilee Award - 2013
Wayne Earle Award - 2014