n on th e t o w n The Community Builders Awards of Excellence Gala on Feb. 28 celebrated the lives of outstanding men and women in Greater Sudbury. 1 2 8 3 5 4 7 6 1) Michael Atkins, president of Laurentian Media (Northern Life), welcomed more than 500 people to the event. 2) Bayleigh Rowlands and Maria Manolioudakis represented the Junior Citizen winner, Confederation’s Evolutionary Band. 3) Theresa Nyabeze, Sue Longo, Rebecca Winters and Donna Benefeau represented WISE (Women in Science and Engineering), winner in the education category. 4) Scott McCrory accepted the sports and recreation award on behalf of his father, Gerry. 5) Northern Life publisher Abbas Homayed and Marianne Zadra of the Amazing Persona were the hosts for the evening. 6) CBA judge Andre Lapierre and Lisa Masse. 7) The winners’ circle: (top) NORCAT CEO Darryl Lake (economic development); MFM president Mark Palumbo (arts); Bill Lautenbach, representing VITAC, (environment); and Geoffrey Lougheed (the Lougheed family was inducted into the Hall of Fame; (bottom) Donna Beneteau (WISE); Florence McCrory; Sylvie Kozlowskyj (health); and Maria Manolioudakis and Bayleigh Rowlands. 8) Mayor John Rodriguez chats with Collège Boréal president Denis Hubert.