New chair elected for Monument Society

McLure Wildfire Monument Society report they held their annual general meeting last Sunday

The McLure Wildfire Monument Society report they held their annual general meeting last Sunday afternoon at a residence in Louis Creek.

When it came time for elections, president Jill Hayward stated that after many years of sitting in that chair she would like to see someone else take the helm of the Society as it moves into 2016.

Elected by acclamation were:  President Bob Hearn, vice-president Susan Garland, secretary Cheryl Thomas, treasurer Rob Ruttan, director and society spokesperson Jill Hayward.

The board noted a thank you to the Thompson Nicola Regional District Area ‘O’ and director Bill Kershaw, as well as the District of Barriere for their partnership in helping to maintain the Wildfire Dragon site in Louis Creek.

It was noted that replacement of two signs at the site will take place before the spring and tourist season.

The McLure Wildfire Monument Society is a registered charitable organization that created and maintain the Wildfire Dragon Monument Site and Spirit Square in Louis Creek, adjacent to Country Store Antiques.