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John Ongaro

John Ongaro - Good Citizen Award 2015John Ongoro has been a member of the Summer in the Parks Advisory Committee since 2000, and has been the master of ceremonies (MC) for Summer in the Parks since 1998. John's involvement includes developing the events, selecting the musical talent along with his fellow committee members, and being the MC every summer. These events have touched the lives of more than 250,000 people over the years. John's leadership and dedication have helped grow this event into a successful concert series at Marina Park, attracting 18,000 people annually. The program now includes a great mix of artisans, vendors, community groups and children's activities. Through his efforts, John has made a significant contribution to the music scene in Thunder Bay.