2018

Maureen Phillips

Maureen has been with Kitchener-Waterloo Oktoberfest for 20 years. She has worked with the Women of the Year Committee and most recently, she serves on A Blooming Affair Committee. She is always pleasant, approachable, and is dedicated to A Blooming Affair and Kitchener-Waterloo Oktoberfest. In her time on the committee, Moe has been to every meeting, every set-up day, and is always the first one there and the last to leave. She goes above and beyond the call of duty for A Blooming Affair. She is filled with the spirit of Gemütlichkeit, dedicated to the event year round, speaks volumes of the festival to anyone she meets, is constantly bringing new volunteers out, and does it all with a smile. Moe connects everyone to A Blooming Affair and Kitchener-Waterloo Oktoberfest year round and does it simply because she loves what she does.

Marjorie Wood

Marjorie has been with Kitchener-Waterloo Oktoberfest for 33 years. She has worked with a number of committees including the Coin Committee, Public Relations, Toronto Conventions and Lottery Committee. Most recently, she serves on the KWO Experience Committee and formerly on the Conventions Committee for 24 years. Her background in Tourism and Hospitality provides her with a wealth of knowledge and experience which she uses to promote the festival. She is always helpful, courteous and an extremely hardworking volunteer who is not afraid to go out of her way to assist others. She is always willing to promote the festival when an opportunity arises to whomever she meets.

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