Butchers, Bakers and
Building the Lakers

Voices of Collingwood



2009 Ontario Historical Society - Fred Landon Award Certificate of Merit

On June 12, 2010, The Ontario Historical Society (OHS) held, in conjunction with its AGM, the 2009 Honours and Awards Ceremony, honouring significant contributions to Ontario's heritage.

The Certificate of Merit in the category of the Fred Landon Award, honouring the best book on regional history in Ontario published within the past three years, was awarded to Christine Cowley for Butchers, Bakers & Building the Lakers: Voices of Collingwood, LifeGems Personal Histories.

IPPY Awards National and Regional Results Recognizing Excellence in Independent Publishing - 13th Annual Awards

Jenkins Group is proud to announce the results in the 65 National categories and 20 Regional categories of this year's Independent Publisher Book Awards. 3,380 books were in entered in the national contest (an average of 50 contenders per category) and 710 books were entered in the regional contest (an average of 35 per category).

2009 Independent Publisher Regional Book Awards Results:
Canada–East – Best Regional Non-Fiction

Gold: Butchers, Bakers and Building the Lakers: Voices of Collingwood, by Christine E. Cowley (LifeGems Personal Histories)

Silver: Proud Past, Bright Future, by Maranda Moses (Union United Church)

Bronze (tie): Life’s Lessons: A Successful Collection of Failures, by Ted Fearnley and Rick Fearnley (4th Floor Press), I Went Down to St. James Infirmary, by Robert W. Harwood (Harland Press) and Marlowe’s Ghost, by Daryl Pinksen (iUniverse)

See the complete results see the 2009 Independent Publisher Book Awards. The IPPY Awards are presented by IndependentPublisher.com, the online “voice of independent publishing” operated by publishing services firm Jenkins Group of Traverse City, Michigan. The annual IPPY Awards celebration on Friday night during BookExpo America is a highlight of the weekend and publishing media are welcome to attend.

The IPPY Awards are presented by IndependentPublisher.com, the online “voice of independent publishing” operated by publishing services firm Jenkins Group of Traverse City, Michigan. The annual IPPY Awards celebration on Friday night during BookExpo America is a highlight of the weekend and publishing media are welcome to attend.