Photo submitted Ron Cannan (front left)

Photo submitted Ron Cannan (front left)

Lake Country residents recognized with special honour

Six individuals are the recipients of the Queen's Diamond Jubilee Medal

Some active Lake Country residents took some time out on Saturday to be honoured.

Ron Cannan, Kelowna-Lake Country MP, presented Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Medals to Lake Country residents Sharon McCoubrey, Phyllis MacPherson, Anna Hunt-Binkley, Al Horning, Alaina Podmorow (back) and James Baker.

Baker is the mayor of Lake Country while Horning and Hunt-Binkley are former school trustees and participants in other community activities.

McCoubrey is Lake Country ArtWalk chairperson and MacPherson is with the Lake Country Food Assistance Society.

Podmorrow is the founder of Little Women for Little Women, which helps girls in Afghanistan.

The ceremony was held at Missionwood Retirement Resort in Kelowna.

Also in attendance was Senator Nancy Greene Raine, who presented each recipient with a certificate of recognition.

 

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