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has become executive director of Landscape Manitoba. Velthuys has been a leader in the non-profit industry for years. Landscape Manitoba is a trade association of nursery growers, greenhouse growers, garden centre operators, landscape contractors, sod growers, landscape maintenance contractors and suppliers of national and international products.
City of Winnipeg manager of film and special events, has received the Meeting Professionals International -- Manitoba Chapter's 2012 Influencer Award. The national award program recognizes people or organizations, outside the direct industry, that have supported the development of meetings and conventions or the development of policy and programs affecting the industry. The award is sponsored by Nothers.
has joined The People Bank, a division of Design Group Staffing, in the Winnipeg office. Siemens has a background in accounting and finance recruiting. He worked for the past seven years as an accounting and finance recruiter.
received the 2011 Environmental Excellence Award for outstanding environmental practices from Laird Plastics. Manrex was lauded for its effort to recycle all waste plastic during the manufacturing process and the positive impact on the environment. Manrex is a Winnipeg-based, privately held company that is recognized as a leader in medication error prevention solutions worldwide.
announced it will be working with Darrell Cole, founder and CEO of Career Trek, and Meghan Laube, fund-development officer, on implementing a fund-development program and engagement strategy. Career Trek is a not-for-profit organization that provides students as young as 10 with hands-on career and educational experiences.
Provincial Heating & Cooling Inc.
has been named a Carrier Factory Authorized Dealer. This designation is only given to Carrier dealers who meet the highest standards in customer satisfaction and undergo extensive training and certification. The company has served the Winnipeg HVAC market for over 16 years.
Manitoba Physiotherapy Association
award winners: Jenneth Swinamer received the Susan A. Macdonald Award for significant contribution to the profession; Krista Paulson received the Leonore Saunders Award for being an inspiration to colleagues by acting as a role model for the profession.
Val Werier, CM, OM
will be presented with the 2012 Winnipeg Press Club Presidents Award for Someone Who Made a Difference, on May 10 at the legislative building. Werier has been a journalist for almost 70 years. His writing has effected social and environmental changes in Manitoba. He has championed the protection of Lake Winnipeg as well as the province's parks and waterways. He has received the Order of Canada and the Order of Manitoba.
Winnipeg Campus/Community Radio Society
which operates radio station CKUW 95.9 FM, broadcasting from the University of Winnipeg, has elected its board for 2012: chair, Gerry Berard (Spence neighbourhood community); treasurer, Victoria King (student rep); secretary, Wendy Hart (CKUW host); Ron Robinson (CKUW host); Prof. Alexander Freund (U of W faculty rep); Katie Haig-Anderson (U of W Student Association board rep); Alex Wenger (student rep); Dave Ferguson (CKUW host). CKUW's station manager is Rob Schmidt, program director is Robin Eriksson.
Manitoba Association of Landscape Architects
announced its council for 2012-14: Bob Somers, president; Monica Giesbrecht, vice-president, Emeka Nnadi, past president; Chantal Alary, treasurer. Directors: Alan Tate, Gordon Bone, Ryan Wakshinski, Lana Warantz, and Shannon Loewen.
Italian Canadian League of Manitoba
has elected a new executive for 2012-14: past president, Greg Fiorentino; president: Erminio Caligiuri; 1st vice-president, Alfina Grande; 2nd vice-president, Silvana Catanese; treasurer, Franca Cannata; secretary, Kelly Aiello; public relations, Mario Audino.
Manitoba Physiotherapy Association
has announced its board of directors for 2012-13: Past president, Doug Treloar; president, Linda Catteeuw; treasurer, Gab Wu; secretary, Nancy Goodall. Directors: Adrian Salonga, Mark Beattie, Karen Malenchak, Kelly Milan, Joe Caldwell, Susan Kohanski, Cristy Andres, Renee Peters.
elected its directors: William (Bill) Gillis, president; Neil Childs, vice-president; Rebecca Guderian treasurer; Marlene Coughlin, secretary. Directors: Jim Cristall; Caroline Deters, m.o.; Jean-Paul Isabelle, omi; John Schwandt, past president; Brian F. Squair, Q.C.; Juliette Thevenot, sgm; E. Bradley Vannan; and Conrad Wyrzykowski. Rita Borthwick, fund-development manager, Derek Pachal, community outreach manager and Irene Julius, office administrator, serve as staff members.
appointed the following members to its board: president, Monique Rampton, Morden Nurseries Ltd.; vice-president, Susan Jensen Stubbe, Jensen's Nursery & Landscaping; past president, David Hinton, CLP, Weed Man; CNLA/LM Representative: David Hinton, CLP, Weed Man. Directors: Bruce Jasperson, Terry Folkers, Philip Ronald, Johannes Zinn, Ken Land.
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