Ten constituents of Morden-Winkler have recognized for their dedicated service to their communities.
Joined by Lieutenant Governor Anita Neville and Premier Heather Stefanson, MLA Cameron Friesen presented Queen Elizabeth ll Platinum Jubilee Medals to the deserving constituents at a ceremony Tuesday at the Manitoba Legislature.
Those honoured at the ceremony were:
Angela Braun, for her role with Genesis House, Manitoba Association of Women’s Shelters and her ongoing work to advance local models for transitional housing units for women/children.
Bev Wiebe, for her role with Central Station Community Centre in Winkler.
Shelly Voth, for her role with coordinating the Morden Immigration Initiative and her contributions to the launch of 500 Stephen Street Community Centre in Morden.
Joe Wiwchar, for his life-long work with Baseball Manitoba, Manitoba Baseball Hall of Fame and Morden Minor Ball.
Sherry Janzen, for her role as a leader in elder care and 31 years of service at Salem Home.
Sharron Wiens, for her roles with the Morden Festival of the Arts, Manitoba Arts Network and Manitoba Arts Council.
Bonnie Gerbrandt, for her role as a long-time volunteer in Palliative and Chemotherapy wards at Boundary Trails Health Centre.
Alvin Thiessen, for his leadership and vision to build assisted seniors living complexes in Winkler.
Terry Elias (unable to attend ceremony), for his role as a community builder and philanthropist.
Dr. Don Klassen (unable to attend ceremony), for his role as a long-time physician in the community and his leadership on the Clinical and Preventative Services Plan Master Committee, to improve the delivery of healthcare in Manitoba.
Five constituents were also recognized by Midland MLA Blaine Pedersen at the ceremony.