Ron Cannan, MP for Kelowna-Lake Country, recently presented Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medals to 33 valley residents.
On Saturday Sept. 29 at the Missionwood Retirement Resort, Cannan was joined by Senator Nancy Greene Raine who presented each recipient with a certificate of recognition.
Kelowna and Lake Country recipients of the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal are:
Bafia, James Baker, Beryl Baldeo, Brad Bennett, Marion Bremner, Mary Cardiff, Gordon Ross Carviel, Herbert
Christopher Comben, John Kenn Dangerfield, Edward Dickins,
Harding, Edward Allen Horning, Anna
Hunt-Binkley, Beryl Itani, Mel Kotler
(posthumously), Ben Wah Lee, Alice
Lundy, Phyllis Jean MacPherson,
Sharon McCoubrey, Paul Mitchell, Lillian Moller, Bill Nelems,
Paul Nesbitt, Alaina Podmorow,
Shirley Schmidt, Lois Serwa, Sharon
Shepherd, Mohini Singh, Carl Stef and Barry Urness (posthumously)
The commemorative medals are being presented throughout the year to 60,000 deserving Canadians to celebrate their significant contributions and achievements, and to recognize those who, like Her Majesty The Queen, have dedicated themselves to service to their fellow citizens, their community and their country.
A reception for family and friends followed the ceremony.