The recipient of the Kawartha Chamber’s 2019 Not-for-Profit Excellence Award is the Lakefield Literary Festival!
Lakefield’s literary heritage has been celebrated for 25 years while showcasing Canadian
authors and promoting the joy of reading. With a reputation for excellence the Festival and its
hometown have become known to literary enthusiasts and authors throughout the country.
Entirely volunteer run this incorporated non-profit has a broad base of partners, vibrant online
presence and full range of policies. Many of the 100 volunteers have been involved from the
Finalists: BEL Rotary, Camp Kawartha, Curve Lake First Nation Cultural Centre, The Canadian Canoe Musuem
The Sponsor of the Not-for-Profit Excellence Award is Darling Insurance