Citizen’s Banquet January 18

Barriere Citizen of the Year Banquet has now been set for Jan. 18, 2014

The Citizen of the Year for 2013 is Al Fortin, and the date for the Citizen of the Year Banquet has now been set for Jan. 18, 2014.

This banquet will honour Citizen of the Year, Al Fortin, and is also to recognize the other two nominees, Monica Ireland and Drew McMartin.

This years banquet will be held in The Barriere Legion Hall (downstairs), with cocktails at 6 p.m., and dinner at 7 p.m.  Tickets are $18 each, and are available now at the Star/Journal office, the Barriere Legion, and Insight Tire.  You can also call the Star/Journal at 250-672-5611 for more information.  If you would like to be put on the evening’s agenda to make a presentation during the banquet call the Star/Journal and ask for Lisa.

Here are the Barriere Citizen of the Year winners since 1988:

1988 – Geordie & Manne Salle

1989 –  Anne Genier

1990 – Fanny Bradford

1991 – Sylvia Chivers

1992 – Bill & Bernie Kershaw

1993 – Harley Wright

1994 – Arlene Powell

1995 – Jack Wilson

1996 – Karl & Debbie Rainer

1997 – Leslie Stirling

1998 – Judy Vosper

1999 – Beverly Murphy

2000 – Donna Kibble

2001 – Jeff Swann

2002 – Kathy Cooper

2003 – Ed & Cheryl Ann Tenzer

2004 – Dick Ross

2005 – Fiona Clare

2006 – Elli Kohnert

2007 – Jane Milburn

2008 – Jill Hayward

2009 – Tina Donald

2010 – Barb & Carman Smith

2011 – Carol Patton

2012  -Keith Moore