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Citizen Recognition Program Toasts Outstanding Community Contributors

(Fort McMurray, AB – January 27, 2017) – Eight exceptional residents were recognized for their outstanding contributions to the community at the annual Citizen Recognition Program: Mayor and Council’s Toast of Champions last night at Shell Place.

“Congratulations to all the nominees and recipients of this year’s Toast of Champions,” said Mayor Melissa Blake. “It was a genuine pleasure to be able to thank in person some of our most generous and passionate citizens who continually work to make Wood Buffalo a great place.”

The recipients are:

  • Frances Bates
  • Julianne North Bourque
  • Vanessa Chauhan
  • John Evans
  • Fort McMurray SPCA
  • Matt Lewis
  • Amanda Mercer
  • Yvonne Ormson
Visit to learn about the Citizen Recognition Program and the outstanding citizens of our region. Event photos are now on our Facebook page and will be shared on the Citizen Recognition Program web page.


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