Local volunteers honoured with Diamond Jubilee Medals

A true honour: Nancy Greene Raine presents Dick Taylor with a Diamond Jubilee medal and award at a ceremony in Kamloops. Also pictured are Taylor’s granddaughter, Ayden Spear, and MP Cathy McLeod.

Two “unsung heroes” with close ties to Sun Peaks were recently acknowledged by the Crown for their local volunteer commitments. John Hatchett and Dick Taylor were both named recipients of the Diamond Jubilee Medal on October 11, 2012 at Thompson Rivers University. The medal, seen as a tangible way to honour Her Majesty for her service to Canada and at the same time recognize significant contribution and … [Read more...]