Altona & District Chamber of Commerce 2009 Award Winners
Wendy Friesen, Former Police Chief Glen Robinson, Renae Friesen



Three Altona residents were recognized for their hard work and dedication to the town at last night's annual Chamber awards banquet.


Former Police Chief Glen Robinson was named the 2009 Citizen of the Year for his 19 years of service to the Town and establishing a professional police force. Robinson says it was an honour and a privilege to receive the award.

Former Police Chief Glen Robinson accepts his award from Chamber President Brad Derksen




Wendy Friesen was named the 2009 Volunteer of the Year. Friesen has volunteered her time to local organizations such as the Curling Club and Maroons Hockey Team, as well as served on several broadcasting associations. She says everyone should volunteer in whatever capacity they are capable of noting it's fulfilling work. Friesen notes family plays an important role when you make volunteering a priority.

Volunteer of the Year Wendy Friesen accepts her award



Renae Friesen, a student at W.C. Miller Collegiate was recognized as the 2009 Youth of Year for her work with fellow students.

Grade 12 student Renae Friesen accepts her award from Brad Derksen and Sunflower Festival Queen Cheryl Krahn




Meanwhile, Roy Dick of Rhineland Car was recognized for his work in maintaing the Town's Ford dealership and it's 83 years of service.

~ Friday, May 14th 2010 ~