For Immediate Release
Saturday, November 24, 2018
City Aquatics Staff Receive Honours from
The Lieutenant Governor of Saskatchewan
Prince Albert, Sk. – Three members of the City of Prince Albert aquatics staff have received prestigious awards recently from His Honour, the Honourable W. Thomas Molloy, Lieutenant Governor of Saskatchewan at Government House in Regina.
On October 28th, Stephen Acorn, a lifeguard and instructor at Frank J. Dunn Pool and Kinsmen Water Park, received The Duke of Edinburgh’s International Silver Award. The Duke of Edinburgh’s International Award is an internationally recognized program for young people, building their skills to equip them for life and work. By creating opportunities for young people to develop skills, get physically active, give service and experience adventure, the Award can play a critical role in their development.
Friday, November 23rd in Regina, Lorri Ma received The Commonwealth’s Bar to Service Cross, and Lauren Haubrich The Commonwealth’s Service Commendation, from the Lifesaving Society of Canada to recognize their leadership and dedication to the goals of the Society in their work at the Kinsmen Water Park and Frank J. Dunn Pool.
Ma received the Bar to Service Cross honouring those who have a minimum 16 years of service and have performed outstanding service as an active leader. Ma has worked in the Aquatics Division of Community Services for 35 years.
Haubrich was presented the Service Commendation recognizing continuous service, contributions and achievement. Haubrich has been with the City of Prince Albert in Aquatics since 2009.
“It is exciting to see Lorri and Lauren being honoured for their contributions to the Lifesaving Society and Stephen recognized with the Duke of Edinburgh Award”, said Derek Blais, Recreation Manager of the City of Prince Albert. “This Provincial and National recognition is well deserved and we are very fortunate to have such great leaders on our aquatic team.”
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