Past Recipients of The Martin Bergen Award

The Martin Bergen Award was established in 1984. The Award is named after Martin Bergen who is a local business person and philanthropist who has been very supportive of Concordia Hospital and its community. The Award recognizes notable individuals or organizations for their longstanding contribution to society and the community served by Concordia. The Concordia Foundation Gala Dinner Committee vets nominations which are approved by the Foundation Board.

Honourees 1984–2016

• 2016 Mr. & Mrs. Bill & Margaret Fast
• 2015 Mr. Abdo (Albert) El Tassi
• 2014 Ms. Jennifer Jones
• 2013 The Movement Centre of Manitoba
• 2012 Ms. Sylvia Kuzyk
• 2011 Ambassador Gary Doer
• 2010 The Mennonite Central Committee Canada
• 2010 The Mennonite Disaster Services Region V
• 2009 The Winnipeg Foundation
• 2008 Ms. Cindy Klassen
• 2007 The Rev. Harry Lehotsky and New Life Ministries
• 2006 The Honourable Peter M. Liba
• 2005 Mr. Fred Penner
• 2004 The DeFehr Foundation
• 2003 Mr. Cornelius B. Fast
• 2002 Dr. Henry P. Krahn
• 2001 Concordia Volunteer Community
• 2000 Dr. Henry T. Dirks
• 1999 Mr. Bill Norrie
• 1998 Dr. George Epp
• 1997 Mrs. Helen Regehr
• 1997 Mr. Walter Klassen
• 1996 Dr. J. Bryson Murray
• 1995 Very Reverend J. Melnyk
• 1994 Mrs. Anne Jorowski
• 1993 Mennonite Central Committee
• 1993 Mr. Martin Bergen
• 1992 Dr. B.B. Fast
• 1991 Mr. Sig Enns
• 1990 Rev. J. Krause
• 1990 Justice J.G. Smith
• 1989 Mr. Allen Rouse
• 1988 Mr. Abram A. DeFehr
• 1987 Mr. E. Bruce Bodie
• 1986 Mr. Henry Willms
• 1985 The McTavish Family
• 1985 The Honourable Russ Paulley Family
• 1984 Dr. J.E. Isaac
• 1984 Mr. Thomas Sill C.A.