Are you ready to roast or toast the Barriere Citizen of the Year?

It’s time to pick up your tickets for the 2014 Barriere Citizen of the Year Banquet

Audrey Rilcoe

Audrey Rilcoe

It’s time to pick up your tickets for the 2014 Barriere Citizen of the Year Banquet, which will be held on March 14, in the Fall Fair Hall.

The event will be honouring Audrey Rilcoe for her volunteerism and commitment to the community.

If you would like to roast or toast Rilcoe, or make a presentation during the banquet please contact Jane Milburn at 250-672-9391, or contact the North Thompson Volunteer Centre at 250-672-0033 to advise the MC of your wishes.

The other nominees for the 2014 Citizen of the Year award will also be recognized during the presentations; Bruce Clary, Todd English, Charlie Kibble, Marnie and Gary Pfeifer, and Jerry Wenlock.

Tickets for the event are available at the Star/Journal office and at the North Thompson Volunteer Centre in the Ridge.

We would also like to remind area residents to keep in mind the names of those in the community who may be likely candidates for the 2015 Barriere Citizen of the Year Award.  Call for nominations for the 2015 award will go out in October  2015.

The Barriere Citizen of the Year Award is sponsored by the North Thompson Star/Journal with assistance from the North Thompson Volunteer Centre.

Here are the recipients of the Barriere Citizen of the Year:

1988 Geordie and Manne Salle

1989 Anne Genier

1990 Fanny Bradford

1991 Sylvia Chivers

1992 Bill and Bernie Kershaw

1993 Harley Wright

1994 Arlene Powell

1995 Jack Wilson

1996 Karl and Debbie Rainer

1997 Leslie Stirling

1998 Judy Vosper

1999 Beverly Murphy

2000 Donna Kibble

2001 Jeff Swann

2002 Kathy Cooper

2003 Ed and Cheryl Ann Tenzer

2004 Dick Ross

2005 Fiona Clare

2006 Elli Kohnert

2007 Jane Milburn

2008 Jill Hayward

2009 Tina Donald

2010 Barb and Carman Smith

2011 Carol Patton

2012 Keith Moore

2013 Al Fortin

2014 Audrey Rilcoe