Nova Scotians Receive Diamond Jubilee Medals

first_imgEleven deserving Nova Scotians were recognized with the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal today, July 10, for their contributions to the province. Premier Darrell Dexter presented the medals at a ceremony in Bridgewater. “The Diamond Jubilee Medal celebrates outstanding contributions made by Canadians and Nova Scotians,” said Premier Dexter. “Today’s recipients are making Nova Scotia a better place to live, and are great examples of what can be achieved when you get involved in your community.” The Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal commemorates the 60th anniversary of Her Majesty’s accession to the Throne, and honours her service and dedication to Canada. Hundreds of Nova Scotians will be honoured throughout the year with the Diamond Jubilee Medal. Today’s recipients were nominated by the premier. The medal recipients are: “Our son Garret is already back in the Dominican Republic, volunteering his time and efforts to help others,” said Garret Fancy’s father LeRoy, who, with mother Marcia, accepted the medal on their son’s behalf. “We’re sure that if he were here today, he’d say what an honour it is to receive the Diamond Jubilee medal. We are very proud of our son and are happy to accept this medal on his behalf.” Throughout the year, the Diamond Jubilee medal will be awarded to 60,000 deserving Canadians. For more information on the Diamond Jubilee and the medal, visit http://novascotia.ca/diamondjubilee . Mrs. Geraldine Ann (Geri) Allen (Chester) Mr. Jamie Belong (Liverpool) Miss Meghan Brodmann (Blockhouse) Mrs. Christina Isabelle Brown (Bridgewater) Ms. Agnes Clinton (Chester Basin) Ms. Dora Creaser (Riverport) Miss Elizabeth Durnford (Lunenburg) Mr. Garret Fancy (Bridgewater) Mrs. Nora Nauss (New Germany) Ms. Janice Arlene Rafuse (East Chester) Mrs. Charlotte Marie White (Liverpool)last_img

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