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senior director, corporate communications for True North Sports & Entertainment, has been selected as Manitoba Communicator of the Year by the Canadian Public Relations Society Manitoba. The award honours excellence in public communications in business, politics, entertainment, non-profits, or the community at large.
has been promoted to director of commercial operations of HUB International Horizon Insurance. Matychuk will lead a team of commercial account managers and marketers, spearheading strategic marketing initiatives, as well as managing relationships with both insurance carriers and clients.
staff have been recognized by Fairmont Hotels and Resorts: Jacques Lavergne, director of sales and marketing, and leisure sales manager Joel Baron achieved masters status for their 2011 achievements; Maureen Milroy, film and entertainment sales manager, was one of the company's Top 12 sellers, achieving President's Circle.
Landau Ford Lincoln Sales Ltd.
is celebrating its 35th year in business this year. Winnipeg businessman John Friesen launched the family-owned auto dealership (formerly Landau Lincoln Mercury) on March 7, 1977, at its current location on Empress Street across from Polo Park Shopping Centre. His sons, Len and Bob Friesen, now run the business and marked the anniversary last Wednesday by treating staff and customers to cake. "To be able to continue a business that our father started 35 years ago is an honour and a privilege," Bob Friesen, the dealership's vice-president and general manager, said in a statement.
has been named to Tech Data's 10th Annual Circle of Excellence Awards. Broadview was one of 12 Canadian resellers who were recognized for excellence in revenue achievement, as well as dedication, commitment and leadership both in the channel and in partnership with Tech Data, a worldwide distributor of technology products.
Manitoba Rural Adaptation Council
has hired Laura Kunzelman part-time to replace Teresa Falk, who accepted a job as public relations account executive for AdFarm. Kunzelman is a freelance agriculture journalist for Farm Business Communications and has attended the University of Winnipeg and Red River College.
a client of the Eureka Project, has won the Badges for Lifelong Learning Competition at the DML MacArthur Beyond Educational Technology competition in San Francisco, Calif. The Project Whitecard team worked with their partner NASA to make it into the winner's circle along with 30 others, from a pool of 91 international competitors.
of Eden Memorials Inc. has been honoured with the credential Certified Memorialist for Life upon reaching his 65th birthday. Raber, the 2008-09 past president of Monument Builders of North America (MBNA), has been a certified memorialist since 1999.
of Century 21 Gold Key Realty Ltd. in Steinbach was presented with the Grand Centurion award as well as being the No. 1 Realtor in Canada by units and No. 5 in Canada by production at Century 21 Canada's spring awards banquet. This is Neustaedter's fourth time as No. 1 in the last six years.
The Children's Museum
welcomes Susan Auch, honorary co-chairwoman of the museum's capital campaign and three-time Olympic speedskating medallist, to the museum's board. The museum also announced appointments to its administrative team: Sally Sweatman as development and membership co-ordinator, and Sandie Brennenstuhl as controller.
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