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Friday, September 14, 2012
Mayor among Diamond Jubilee medal winners
ichmond Mayor Malcolm Brodie and tireless community leader Michael Chiu were among many Richmond residents awarded with the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal.
The medal recognizes the selfless contributions of these community leaders
in Delta-Richmond East who each represent the highest ideals of community service,” said DeltaRichmond East MP KerryLynne Findlay. Among the Richmond residents honored were: • Mahmood Awan—who has served on many community committees including Touchstone Family Association and the Muslim Canadian Federation • Malcom Brodie—mayor
of Richmond since 2001 and a member of council since 1996, he has served on the Metro Vancouver Board, and was a director of TransLink. • Michael Chiu—has served tirelessly as a member of the Richmond Sunset Rotary, Richmond Information Services Society, the Richmond Community Foundation and the Richmond Chinese Community Society
• Charmis DeBoer—passionate community leader and volunteer who has been instrumental in a number of Steveston community projects including the annual Steveston Salmon Festival. • Georgina Patko—creating the first Families Eating Together campaign and founded Caring About Kids mentoring program. • Bruce Rozenhart— a community business
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leader with more than 25 yeras of experience in public affairs. • Dave Semple—has volunteered in Richmond for more than 30 years and his knowledge of the Gulf of Georgia National Historic Site helped it become a beacon for the west cost fishing industry. • Wilbur A. Walrond— contributed more than 50 years of continuous service to the commmu-
City Centre community police station to open Richmond RCMP’s new community police station in City Centre will host a week of activities for residents to mark the building’s opening. From Sept. 17 to 21, the public is invited to visit the new station for a series of drop-in information sessions that relate to the station’s crime-prevention programs. Opening week activities include an official opening ceremony on Thursday, Sept. 20 at 2 p.m. Other
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nity and helps immigrants from Trinidad and Tobago to settle in Canada. The new commemorative medal was created to mark the 2012 celebrations of the 60th anniversary of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II’s accession to the Throne as Queen of Canada. Some 60,000 deserving Canadians will be recognized this year.
information sessions: child identification on Sept. 17 from 3 to 6 p.m.; police vehicle, Block Watch, victim services, volunteer opportunities on Sept. 18 from 3 to 6 p.m.; all-terrain vehicle on Sept. 19 from 3 to 6 p.m.; and bike safety and engraving on Sept. 21 from 3 to 6 p.m. The station is located at 1405671 No. 3 Rd. (former home of The Richmond Review) at Lansdowne Road.
September 14, 2012 edition of the Richmond Review