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Linda Smyrichinsky

received the Hilda Tottle Award at the Manitoba Chapter, Osteoporosis Canada public forum entitled Get Enough -- Make Your Bones Tough! that was held at the Good Neighbours Active Living Centre. This award, named for one of the original chapter board members, honours a volunteer who is committed to raising awareness about osteoporosis.


Nardella Photography Inc.

is proud to be the recipient of the 2014 Signature Award for the category Photography Used in a Communication. Judged by an international panel of industry peers, this marks Tony Nardella's 11th time being recognized at the Signature Awards, an event that celebrates the best in the industry of photography, advertising, marketing and design.



Thirteen TDS lawyers

have been recognized in the 2014 Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory as leaders in their respective practice areas: Richard H.G. Adams (property development), Robert J.M. Adkins (aboriginal law and property development), Donald G. Douglas (litigation -- corporate commercial and insolvency), Robin M. Kersey (labour relations and employment law), Jeffrey Kowall (mining), Gordon A. McKinnon (litigation -- commercial insurance), E. William Olson, Q.C. (litigation -- corporate commercial), Chrys Pappas, Q.C. (property development), Sacha R. Paul (aboriginal law), William Percy (aboriginal law), James A. Ripley (banking and property development), John D. Stefaniuk (environmental and property development) and Gregory J. Tallon (corporate finance, corporate mid-market and property and development).


Raymond Lafond,

chairman of the board of the World Trade Centre Winnipeg, is proud to announce that Mariette Mulaire, president and CEO, has been inducted as a certified international trade professional through the Forum for International Trade Training. CITP is the world's leading professional designation for the field of international business, as it proves an individual's level of competency and experience in international trade.



Number Ten Architectural Group

welcomes Greg Hasiuk, BES, M. Arch., MRAIC, MAA, SAA, LEEDAP as the firm's new practice leader. Hasiuk has over 20 years of experience in major public projects, including campuses, courthouses, and educational facilities throughout Western Canada and the Arctic. His passion for sustainable design, implementing new technologies and collaborating with clients throughout the design process will ensure the continuation of Number Ten's legacy of inspiring and thoughtful architectural design for many years to come.


Grant Thornton LLP

is excited to welcome Paul Beatty back to the firm as a partner in its tax practice. Beatty brings with him more than 15 years of experience advising clients on all aspects of income taxation including compliance, financial reporting, corporate reorganizations, mergers, acquisitions, divestitures and estate planning.


The World Trade Centre Winnipeg

is proud to announce it has achieved Blue Level Certification from the World Trade Centers Association. Furthermore, it has been recognized by its peers for its best practices in the category of Group Trade Missions.

The Winnipeg Library Foundation

is delighted to announce Helen Norrie as honorary campaign chairwoman for the Cornish and St. John's Centennial Renewal Campaigns. Norrie has a master of education in children's and adolescent literature from the University of Manitoba. She has worked as a teacher/librarian in public schools in Winnipeg and has taught children's literature at the University of Manitoba.


The Winnipeg Art Gallery

is pleased to announce Catherine Maksymiuk as the new manager of media and marketing. Maksymiuk served as interim manager of communications and marketing at the WAG from 2012-13 and she chaired the history committee for the gallery's centennial year. Previously, she was involved as a committee member for Nuit Blanche and Art & Soul, and she is currently co-chairwoman of the 2014 Gallery Ball committee.



The Insurance Brokers Association of Manitoba

elected its board members at the IBAM annual general meeting: Keith Jordan -- IBAM president, HUB International; Lori King -- IBAM chairman and past president, Turnbull Whitaker Insurance; Russell Wasnie -- IBAM president-elect, One Insurance; Tara Chammartin -- IBAM vice-president, La Salle Insurance; David Schioler -- IBAM chief executive officer. Directors: Blair Andrew -- Andrew Agencies; Greg Barrows -- Cameron Agencies; Douglas J. Fast -- MIG Insurance; Ryan Garriock -- Garriock Insurance; John McDonald -- BSI Insurance; T.J. McRedmond -- Crossroads Insurance; Darren Peters -- Oldfield Kirby Esau; Mario Reimer -- Lakeview Insurance.


CNIB Manitoba

has announced its 2014-15 board: Glenn Hildebrand, chairman; Clint Castle, past chairman, Ken Curtis, vice-chairman. Directors: Sandra Blanchette, Dr. Chander Gupta, Dr. Daya Gupta, Veronika Kanya, Joanne Kelly, Malinda Lee, Dwight MacAulay, Tim McIsaac, Susan Olynik, Sandra Pierson, Kari Roy, Delcy-Ann Selymes, Dr. Luke Small, Emanuelito Tomas, David Wiebe. Honorary life members: Phil Ashdown, Marion Bilyk, Bob Brennan, Jack Lammens, Ken Phernambucq, Sidney Schwartz and Shep Shell.


Skate Canada Manitoba

has elected a new board for 2014-15: chairwoman, Donna Yee (St. Andrews); past chairwoman, Miranda Edwards (Brandon); vice-chairwoman, Debbie Haney (Selkirk); vice-chairwoman, Michelle Magnusson (Brandon); chairwoman regional supervisors, Laurie Pinchin (Stony Mountain); executive director: Shauna Marling (Winnipeg); director of championships and events, Heather Hollinda (Roblin); coaching representative, Carol Evenson (Souris); director of membership council, Linda Little (Hamiota); director of officials, Stan Yee (St. Andrews); director of communications, Susan Zuk (East St. Paul); director and chairman of marketing, Monique Laskovic (Winnipeg); regional supervisors: Central, Shelley Sutherland (Pilot Mound); Eastman, Lisa Jennings (Lorette); Interlake, Laurie Pinchin (Stony Mountain); Norman, Erin Krokosz (Thompson); North Westman, Jennifer Chant (Elkhorn); Parkland, Jodi Steinbachs (Dauphin); South Westman, Marie Tilbury (Melita);Winnipeg, Allison Ward (Winnipeg).


The Manitoba Chapter of the Canada Green Buildings Council

is pleased to announce its 2014-15 board of directors: chairman -- Dawn Fraser, Lafarge Canada; vice-chairman -- Mark Ager, Ager Little Architects; treasurer -- Ryan Dalgleish, Building Professionals; secretary -- Justine Shindak, Stantec; Emerging Green Builders -- Padraic O'Connell, Republic Architecture; Legal & Governance -- Melanie Gagnon, Grant Design Group; Marketing -- Colleen Kuruluk, Manitoba Hydro; Education & Training -- Mohamed Issa, University of Manitoba; Sponsorship -- Darlene Van Ruiten, Logix/AMC Foam Technologies; Membership -- Alex Robinson, Graham Construction; director at large -- Kyle Lewkowich, Public Schools Finance Board; director at large -- Dustin Karsin, Stantec.


The Lymphedema Association of Manitoba

is pleased to announce its 2014 board of directors, Kim Avanthay, president; Isabelle Thorvardson, vice-president; Suzanne Paintin, secretary; Lillian Gehon, treasurer; Sandy Funk, Susan Tole, Debbie Davidson, Reena Normandale.


The Provincial Council of Women of Manitoba Inc.

has appointed its board of directors as follows: president, Alberta Johnson; past president, Sharon Taylor; honorary vice-president (adviser), Muriel Smith; recording secretary, Eden Friesen; electronic corresponding secretary, Maxine Balbon; archivist, Marilyn McGonigal. Chairwomen: Aster Abraham, Marilyn McGonigal, Lise Fenton, Charly Wreggitt, Shirley Walker. CWW representative: Kelly-Ann Stevenson; member-at-large: Twyla Szoke.


The Friends of the Winnipeg Public Library

is pleased to announce its board of directors for 2014-15: Billie Stewart, president and book-sale director; Dianne Zuk, vice-president and books & brunch director 2014; Heather Graham, secretary; Arthur Cohen, treasurer; Susan Fraser, chairwoman of Best of Friends' Gift Shop; Kathy Blight, chairwoman of membership and donations; Jill Glover, media communications and newsletter; Janet Carriere, volunteer co-ordinator; and Luba Harasym, director-at-large. Ed Cuddy, library liaison.


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Republished from the Winnipeg Free Press print edition May 26, 2014 B6

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