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The partners of Fillmore Riley LLP

congratulate Chantal E. Lovatt, Kristal A. Bayes and Mark W. Tallon on their call to the Manitoba Bar and welcome the lawyers as new associates to the firm.


Gravity Lingerie

recently opened its doors at 252 Stafford St. Gravity is the brainchild of Winnipeg businesswomen and dynamic duo Judy Cheetham and Sherry Valentin, both veterans of the local lingerie industry. They are delighted to introduce luxury European lingerie in a beautiful, relaxed setting to the Winnipeg market.


Bison Fire Protection Inc.

was ranked No. 394 in the 26th annual Canadian Business and Profit 500 report, the definitive ranking of Canada's fastest-growing companies for the second consecutive year.


Dr. Alanna Junaid

this year's University Gold Medal winner, also won a national research award from the Canadian Dental Association last year. It is the first time in more than 20 years a Manitoba student claimed the title at the cross-Canada competition.


Mark T. Neskar

received the College Award for Distinguished Service at the annual meeting of the Canadian College of College Leaders. This award recognizes an individual for his or her significant contribution to the college or to the advancement of the college mission, vision, values and strategic direction.


Susan Lessard-Friesen,

deputy registrar of the College of Pharmacists of Manitoba, is the recipient of the Patient Safety Champion Award. This award recognizes a leader in the health-care system who shows a passion and commitment for improving patient safety. Protection of the public is a primary mandate of the College of Pharmacists of Manitoba.



The Institute of Certified Management Consultants of Manitoba

is proud to announce its councillors for 2014-15: Tim Wildman, CMC, president; Inga Sheane, CMC, vice-president; Randy Baldwin, CMC, past president; Alex Yaworski, CMA, CMC, secretary; David Thompson, CA, CMC, CMA, treasurer; Warren Thompson, CMC, registrar; Sandra Foster, CMC; Robert Hyde, CMC; Tim Kist, CMC; and Al Moxam, CMC.


Manitoba Hotel Association

thanks retiring chairman David Kaisaris of the St. Norbert Hotel in Winnipeg for volunteering his time and effort and providing great service while furthering the goals of the association as chairman of the board. The MHA also thanks outgoing directors: Dave Carriere of the Keystone Motor Inn in Brandon and Kim Halowaty of the Alexandra Hotel in Virden for volunteering their time to the association. The MHA takes great pleasure in announcing a new chairman, Josette Roch of the Frantz Motor Inn in Steinbach, and vice-chairman Bruce MacKay of the Holiday Inn Airport West in Winnipeg. The MHA board consists of Jim Baker, president & CEO; David Kaisaris past chairman; Leo Ledohowski, Canad Inns, director-at-large; Alan Gibb, Wescana Inn in The Pas; Michael Danyluk, Crystal Hotel in Brandon; Gord Halowaty of the Alexandra Hotel in Virden; Toby Laviolette of the Happy Wanderer Motor Inn in Plum Coulee; Justin Schinkel, the Days Inn in Steinbach; Mike Roziere, Victoria Inn Hotel & Convention Centre in Winnipeg; Guy Hamilton, Fairfield Inn & Suites, Winnipeg; and Steve Walker, Best Western Plus Winnipeg Airport Hotel, Winnipeg.


The Winnipeg Humane Society

elected its board of directors for the coming year: chairman, Richard Pope; immediate past chairman, Louise Gordon; vice-chairman, Jeff Eckstein; treasurer, Joanne Dyer; secretary, Sharon Pekrul; Dr. James Blatz, Michelle Bradet-Simpson, Tim Dewart, Maureen Drummond, Neil Duboff, Dana Medoro, Christina Semaniuk, Randy Tonnelier, Dr. Jonas Watson.


Bonivital Soccer Club

is proud to announce the appointment of Oai Truong as president and welcomes its new general manager, Colin Ottenbriet.

Norberry-Glenlee Community Centre

has selected its board of directors for 2014-15: Sean Fedorowich, president; Pam Durston, past executive; Geordie MacKenzie, 1st vice-president; Ryan Rawluk, 2nd vice-president; Donna Jubinville, 3rd vice-president; Michel de Rocquigny, secretary/treasurer; Howard Kazuska, communications; Chipalo Simunyola, summer sports; Mike Thompson, winter sports; Blair Mineault, equipment; Keith Guay, buildings/grounds; Patti Samborski, hall rentals; members-at-large include Nicole Mineault and Maris Thompson.


Manitoba Funeral Service Association

elected its board of directors: president, Owen McKenzie; vice-president, Janice Dryden; secretary treasurer, Matt Nichol; past president, Jody Nicholson. Directors: Shannon Drobot, Michael Gibbens, Karen Letts, Libby Siebold; administrative director, Thorunn Petursdottir.


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Republished from the Winnipeg Free Press print edition June 23, 2014 B8

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