Malcom Jenkins – Meritorious Service
Malcolm Jenkins contributions to many recreational projects and sports teams and organizations in Prince Albert make him a “community pillar”. His underlying theme and motivation for this support of many projects was “let’s build it for the kids”. Jenkins has been successful in improving the quality of facilities and life in Prince Albert through his generous contributions.
He was the lead donor for the Alfred Jenkins Field House, which opened in 2011 and is named in honor of his late father. The AJF is a jewel on the recreational landscape of Prince Albert providing a quality indoor soccer facility, gymnasium, running track and many other areas for the community to use.
Jenkins was also instrumental in the fundraising and construction of the Kinsmen Skate Board Park. In 2012 he assisted the Friday Night Lights campaign in successfully lighting Prime Ministers Park football field.
He is a major contributor to many other sporting endeavors in the city including: Special Olympics, Western Canada Summer Games, Prince Albert Raiders, Prince Albert Mintos, Saskatchewan Summer Games, Rotary Trail and the Canadian Tire “Jump Start” project.
In December, 2011, Jenkins received the Saskatchewan Order of Merit from Lt.-Gov. Gordon Barnhart for his philanthropic support of the Prince Albert community. Malcolm Jenkins personifies the best that Prince Albert has to offer and is an example to others of what an enthusiastic group of people can accomplish. Malcolm’s contributions go behind his financial generosity, his true gift is his ability to rally the community to accomplish great things.