Ranil Mendis holding his award with young people playing sports in the background
 on April 1, 2022
Courtesy of Ranil Mendis

Ranil Mendis, ODT, holds the June Callwood Outstanding Achievement Award for Voluntarism at a school cricket program that he helps to run in Mississauga. The award by the Province of Ontario recognizes exceptional contributions to the community. Mr. Mendis, a churchwarden at St. Thomas a Becket, Mississauga, received the award in 2021 for his longstanding volunteer efforts to engage young Ontarians through cricket. Mr. Mendis is also one of the organizers of the annual Anglican Diocese Cricket Tournament, bringing together church teams from across the diocese. He was one of 15 volunteers in Ontario to receive the award. 


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