Kelowna members awarded Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal


By Marie Ablett

Two of our local members have been awarded the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal.

Moyra BaxterDavid E. FowlerMoyra Baxter received hers for over 30 years of dedicated volunteer work to a variety of organizations.  Moyra currently serves as our Awareness and Publicity coordinator and managed the registrations for the Kelowna 2012 national conference.

David E. Fowler was one of 30 members nominated by the Canadian Celiac Association for his volunteer efforts with Kelowna Chapter and the national conference.  David currently serves as Chapter webmaster and was co-Chair of the Kelowna 2012 national conference coordinating the exhibitors, sponsors, signage and AV requirements.

Congratulations to you both for all your hard work!

The commemorative medal was created to mark the 2012 celebrations of the 60th anniversary of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II’s accession to the Throne as Queen of Canada.

The Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal is a tangible way for Canada to honour the significant contributions and achievements by Canadians.

During the year of celebrations, 60,000 deserving Canadians will be recognized. The Chancellery of Honours, as part of the Office of the Secretary to the Governor General, administers the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal program.