Salisbury celebrated its many volunteers Thursday evening.

The Town’s Volunteer Awards Banquet was held April 25 at Royal Canadian Legion Branch 31.

Awards were presented to: Judy Allen (Volunteer of the Year), Don Purdy (Decade of Dedication), Finley Short (Youth Volunteer of the Year), Abby Brewer (Volunteer Firefighter of the Year), and St. John Ambulance Salisbury Brigade (Organization of the Year).

Retired Salisbury Fire Chief David Bannister was also honoured at the event, having served with the volunteer fire department for 40 years.

Planning is already underway for the 2025 Salisbury Volunteer Awards Banquet.