January 6, 2021

Helen Ching-Kircher has been named to the esteemed Order of Ontario

Helen Ching-Kircher, President & CEO of H. Ching. Kircher Inc., Dealer Principal, President and CEO of DFC Auto Group, Porsche Centre Downtown Toronto and Audi Uptown has been appointed to the Order of Ontario (https://lnkd.in/eHB5TkN) by an official announcement on January 1st, 2021. The Hon. Lisa MacLeod, Minister of Heritage, Culture, Tourism, Arts and Sports announced personally notified Ms. Ching-Kircher about her prestigious achievement, while an official release followed shortly after.

The Order of Ontario is the province’s highest honour. It is reserved for Ontarians from all fields of endeavour and backgrounds, whose excellence has left a lasting legacy in the province, Canada and beyond. Members of the Order are a collective of Ontario’s finest citizens, whose contributions have shaped – and continue to shape – the province’s history and place in Canada.

On Monday April 25th, 2022, Ms. Ching-Kircher attended the Order of Ontario Awards Ceremony and was officially appointed to the Order of Ontario. The honour was bestowed upon her at the Royal Ontario Museum in Toronto. Ms. Ching-Kircher, Helen to her friends, has won many amazing awards throughout her career including the Great Canadian Women Award by HSBC and B’nai Brith Canada in 2011, the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal in 2012, the National Humanitarian Leadership Award in 2014 presented by Jon Voight, the Canada 150 Medal in 2018 celebrating outstanding community leaders, and the Tzivos Hashem Sparks of Life Award in 2018.

Helen Ching-Kircher (right), Dealer Principal, President & CEO of H. Ching Kircher Inc. & DFC Auto Group, receiving the Award from the Honourable Elizabeth Dowdeswell, Lieutenant Governor of Ontario and Chancellor of the Order of Ontario.
Watch the full Order of Ontario presentation ceremony here. You can view Ms. Ching-Kircher’s investment into the Order of Ontario at the 49:45 time mark.