On April 30, 2018, Howard Mednick received an award for his outstanding work as a volunteer. This award was presented to Howard by Mike Colle, the M.P.P. for the Eglinton-Lawrence riding. He presents these awards to those volunteers in the area who have demonstrated outstanding commitment and effort, improving the lives of others. Baycrest selected Howard to receive this award because of his work presenting classical music to the residents at the Baycrest Apotex, the Freeman Day program, the Terraces Retirement Home and the Baycrest hospital.