Resident recognized for community involvement
Ward 3 Civic Hero Award presented to Elvira Caria
VAUGHAN, ON – The Ward 3 Civic Hero Award was presented to Elvira Caria by Vaughan Council today. Ms. Caria was recognized for 15 years of volunteerism, leadership and advocacy in the community.A longtime resident, Ms. Caria has been involved with the Vellore Woods Ratepayers’ Association for 15 years, serving as its chair. She has worked with residents and Vaughan Council on a variety of local issues while at the same time volunteering her time for a number of not-for-profit organizations.
“We are fortunate to live in a City where people are committed to improving the community and making it a better place. Elvira Caria has worked tirelessly in the Vellore Woods community to bring about positive change for its residents. She is a vocal supporter of the City and has championed the local business community through her work with Savour York Region and many other initiatives. Ms. Caria is a shining example of what can be achieved when passionate and dedicated individuals give of themselves to improve the quality of life in the City of Vaughan.”-Mayor Maurizio Bevilacqua
“Elvira Caria has set a wonderful example for the entire City with her dedication to preserving and promoting the Vellore Woods community. Her passion for people is evident in her volunteer work and her strong support of local businesses. She is a great example of what a civic hero is and I thank her for being so involved in civic life and encouraging others to do the same.”
-Ward 3 Councillor Rosanna DeFrancesca
- The Civic Hero Award is presented annually to residents from each of Vaughan’s five wards
- The awards recognize outstanding achievement and individual contributions to the community