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has joined The Rink as general manager. Metcalfe is an alumnus of the University of Manitoba, faculty of management, and has been a business leader in Winnipeg for many years in the publishing and telecommunications' industries. He is involved in hockey along with other sports as a recreational player, hockey dad, coach and volunteer board member.
has joined StandardAero as a national recruitment manager. Blanchard has 13 years of extensive recruiting experience in aerospace, engineering and information technology.
has joined the Manitoba Tourism Education Council in the newly created position of tourism retail co-ordinator. Walker brings 17 years of retail ownership to the position as well as an extensive retail training and education background. At MTEC, she will offer retail training to businesses in Manitoba in areas such as customer service, management, loss prevention and retail sales associate. MTEC delivers relevant training and human resource development to the tourism and hospitality industry.
Rebekah Grenkow and Jessica Davis
have been appointed chief aeromedical specialist and chief flight nurse, respectively, for Fast Air. Grenkow has been with the Fast Air Medevac program for three years. She can also be found assisting patients in the emergency departments at Victoria General Hospital, Health Sciences Centre or Seven Oaks General Hospital, and teaches LPN students in both a clinical and classroom setting. Davis has been with Fast Air for nine months. Davis also applies her skills at St. Boniface General Hospital in the Intensive Cardiac Unit and as a nursing instructor and lecturer at the University of Manitoba.
Maxim Truck & Trailer
has been awarded the 2010 HSBC Bank Canada Business Award, recognizing local businesses that encourage employee volunteerism and that participate in a project to better the community by providing funds, other resources or people. Maxim Truck & Trailer was nominated by CancerCare Manitoba Foundation for its efforts in The Challenge for Life, among other projects. The award was presented at the annual Volunteer Service Awards dinner on April 20. Maxim Truck & Trailer has 15 branch offices and over 560 employees in 10 cities from Vancouver to Montreal.
Alastair Gillespie and Corinne Zacharias
of Coffee News Winnipeg were awarded the Extreme Makeover Award, at the annual Coffee News International conference in San Diego. This represents the most improved franchise based on excellence and customer retention. Coffee News Winnipeg has nine editions across the city, with 90,000 weekly readers.
Guppy Graphic Design
received a silver at The Pollie Awards, known as the Oscars of political advertising in which political consultants, public affairs professionals and design firms are recognized for outstanding work in promoting their candidates. Guppy's work on the Jacob Meister for Senate campaign, A Voice for Illinois, was recognized with a national award for Senate Logo, the highest honour. Senate hopeful Meister was quoted as saying: "A Voice For Illinois was a brilliant slogan and logo created by Billy Crossman at Guppy that truly established a concrete foundation for the campaign. Karen Craven (media director) appreciated the theme and ensured that A Voice for Illinois was incorporated into everything the campaign produced...."
The Women Business Owners of Manitoba
has announced 23 finalists for the 18th annual Woman Entrepreneur of the Year Awards. The awards dinner will take place at the Fairmont Winnipeg on May 20. Finalists are: Cheryl Baynton, Pantages on Park Salon & Spa, Brandon; Hanna Bordewijk, All Things Beautiful, Brandon; Sandra Borowski, Borowski's Health Shop and Day Spa Ltd., Winnipeg; Laurie Carey, Great Finds (fashion accessories), Winnipeg; Mariette DeGagné, Vari Tech Systems Ltd., Winnipeg; Maria De Nardi, Mondo Foods Co. Ltd., Winnipeg; Katherine Devine, Kisquared, Winnipeg; Susan Dorge, Presidio Learning Center, Winnipeg; Doreen Gauthier, Make It Home Ltd., Winnipeg; Carolyne Gillis, Carol's Photography, Dauphin; Peggy Glassco, Gymkyds Gymnastics Centre, Winnipeg; Carla Hrycyna, St. Mary's Nursery & Garden Centre, Winnipeg; Kelly Hunter, Gone Scrappin' In Bloom, Rossburn; Johanna Hurme, 5468796 Architecture Inc., Winnipeg; Constance Menzies, Chocolatier Constance Popp, Winnipeg; Brenda Parr, Sylvan Learning Centre, Winnipeg; Deanna Pentland, Fittwell Centre Inc., Morden, Louise Potter, Poco Créations & Beads, Winnipeg; Terry Sakiyama, Patal Vocational Preparation Schools Ltd., Winnipeg; Nikki Sherwin, Woofs 'N Wags Dog Daycare, Winnipeg; Signy Syms & Carol Yaschuk, Ce Soir Fine Lingerie, Winnipeg; Lynn Till, DirectBuy, Winnipeg, Winnipeg; Dawn Windsor, Windsor Virtual Office Solutions, Winnipeg.
has been appointed executive director of the Exchange District Business Improvement Zone. Timmerman has been with the organization since 2003. Derek Manaigre has been hired as the new director of operations, and Jarrett Storey continues as manager, marketing & communications.
Manitoba Physiotherapy Association
board of directors for 2010 to 2011 was approved April 10 at the annual meeting and Physiotherapy Forum. Doug Treloar of PhysioFirst Clinic in Brandon, president; Linda Catteeuw, WRHA, secretary; and Gabriel Wu of Markham Physiotherapy Clinic, treasurer.
The Retired Women Teachers' Association of Manitoba
new executive for 2010-2011: Mary Pankiw, president; Dolores Hebert, vice-president; Janet Taylor and CecileAlarie-Skene, secretary; Hazra Khan, treasurer; Diane Bewell, Ruth Hartnell, Bessie-Marie Hill, Betty Brownlee, Louise Burton, Phyllis Kalinsky, Pat Opalka, Lynda Tunny, Dolores Tutkaluk, Birdielyn Gray, Claudia Jaresh, Kathleen Parums, Peggy Prendergast, Bernice Giesbrecht, Dolores Hebert, Leota Turner, Barbara McDole, Emily Williamson, Jean Leighton and Mildred Bjarnason.
Red River Co-op Board
has elected three of seven nominees to its board of directors: Dale Riddell, Bruce Froebe and Ward Weisensel. Officers are: Gordon Machej, president; Dale Riddell, vice-president; and Marcel Daeninck, secretary. Red River Co-op provides petroleum and related services at 33 gas bars/cardlocks throughout Manitoba and returns the earnings to its members.
Agape Table Inc.
volunteer board of directors: Sean Brennan, chairman; Barry Hammond, vice-chairman; Dave Yuill, treasurer; Aaron Margolis, secretary; Richard Andrich, Laurel Martin, Corinne Pierce and David Patton. Agape Table is a community nutrition centre. The subsidized breakfast and grocery co-operative offers the community members access to the nutrition they choose while the Agape Table for Kids program offers market quality produce to families in need.
Manitoba Trucking Association
new 2010 members: Agri-Tel Transportation Inc.; Barrens Northern Transportation; FedEx Freight Canada; G&M Livestock; General Steam; M&R Express Lines Ltd.; Prairie Piloting; Set Transport.
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