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Lieutenant Governor Announces Saskatchewan Volunteer Medal Recipients

Released on April 17, 2018

Today Lieutenant Governor W. Thomas Molloy presented individuals who exemplify the spirit of volunteerism with the Saskatchewan Volunteer Medal.

“These individuals have selflessly given their time and energy to make our province a better place,” Molloy said.  “Their commitment to their communities is an inspiration, and I am truly thankful for their service to Saskatchewan.  I wish to extend my sincere congratulations to each of them for receiving this honour.”

The recipients of the 2017 Saskatchewan Volunteer Medal are:

  • Michelle Al-Katib, Community Leader, White City;
  • Mal Barber, Business Owner, Weyburn;
  • Scott Boyes, Public Servant, La Ronge;
  • Robert Dumur, Business Owner, Pasqua Lake;
  • Shirley Frydenlund, Community Builder, Allan;
  • Audrey Heit, Retired Special Care Aide, Kindersley;
  • Paul Jaspar, Chartered Professional Accountant, Saskatoon;
  • Helene Kesten, Social Worker, Regina;
  • Eugene Paquin, Retired Educator, Saskatoon; and
  • Vincent Somogyi, Farmer, Willowbrook.

The recipients were presented the Saskatchewan Volunteer Medal during a ceremony this morning at Government House and will be welcomed as guests in the Legislative Assembly by Premier Scott Moe.  The ceremony coincided with National Volunteer Week.  Robert Dumur and Audrey Heit will be presented their medals at a later date.

Since its establishment in 1995, the Saskatchewan Volunteer Medal has been awarded to extraordinary citizens across the province for their outstanding contributions to Saskatchewan.

Today’s recipients join the ranks of 194 exemplary volunteers recognized in previous years.  For more information about the Saskatchewan Volunteer Medal or to nominate someone for other Saskatchewan Honours and Awards, visit www.saskatchewan.ca/honoursawards.

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For more information, contact:

Jamie Fischer
Intergovernmental Affairs
Regina
Phone: 306-787-5174
Email: jamie.fischer@gov.sk.ca

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