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Tune in to the Mayor and Council’s Toast of Champions Online

(Fort McMurray, AB – January 19, 2017) – The Citizen Recognition Program: Mayor and Council’s Toast of Champions is returning on Jan 26, and the community is invited to watch the award ceremony online at 8:30 p.m.

“I encourage everyone to tune in as we celebrate some of Wood Buffalo’s most passionate and caring citizens,” said Mayor Melissa Blake. “I also want to extend my heartfelt thanks to all of the nominees for their vision, dedication and service to our community.”

The annual invitation-only event acknowledges individuals or groups that make a significant contribution or positive impact for residents in Wood Buffalo.

This year’s nominees are…

  • Krista Balsom
  • Frances Bates
  • Julianne North Bourque
  • Vanessa Chauhan
  • Erin Dolansky
  • John Evans
  • Fort McMurray SPCA
  • Matt Lewis
  • Amanda Mercer
  • NorthStar Auto Group
  • Yvonne Ormson
  • C.J. Quinton
  • YMCA Newalta Childcare Centre

This year, 13 nominations were made from the community. From those nominees, Mayor and Council select up to eight nominees to receive special recognition at the event. Recognition is based on overall achievement, impact or contribution to the region.

Tune in to the event on Jan. 26, or find out more about the program and the outstanding achievements of this year’s nominees at rmwb.ca/champions.


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