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Jean Giguère honoured with performing arts volunteer award

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A Winnipeg arts patron had won one of Canada's highest awards for her work.

Royal Winnipeg Ballet Board of Directors Chair Emeritus, Jean Giguère was named the 2014 recipient of the Ramon John Hnatyshyn Award for Voluntarism in the Performing Arts.

The award is presented annually by the Governor General Performing Arts Awards (GGPAA) Foundation.

It recognizes outstanding volunteer service to the performing arts by an individual or group.

The Governor General Performing Arts Awards (CGPAA) are Canada’s foremost distinction for excellence in the performing arts. They were established 1992 by the late Right Honourable Ramon John Hnatyshyn (1934-2002), then Governor General, and his wife Gerda.

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