Council Starts With Plenty of Praise for Local Accomplishments
Prince George, B.C.- The regular meeting of Prince George City Council kicked off with a positive start this evening, with congratulations being offered to local organizations and some individuals for specific achievements.
It has been an incredible weekend for hockey in Prince George, with the Cariboo Cougars being crowned champions of the BC Major Midget League. The Cariboo Cougars now focus on their next big event, which is the Telus Cup set for next month.
The Prince George Cougars were also congratulated for being crowned the WHL’s BC Division Champs. That achievement will see the CN Centre display its first banner in the 23 years the team has been in Prince George. The Cougars split the opening two games of their first round of playoffs and return home on April 1st for game 5 of that series.
Mayor Hall also offered congratulations to the following individuals who work for the City, for their recent achievements “When we get an opportunity to recognize them for awards, whether provincial or national, it’s very special” said Mayor Hall
- Hillary Morgan, City Planner, recipient of a 2017 Heritage BC Award in the area of Heritage Planning and Management related to her work alongside the Prince George Heritage Commission in the development of the City of Prince George Heritage Register.
- Doug Hofstede, City Community Coordinator/Team Leader, recipient of “Le Cornouiller d’or” otherwise known as the “Golden Dogwood”, awarded each year by the Francophone community of British Columbia to a public servant in recognition of distinguished service in the area of Francophone affairs
- Maureen Connelly, City Deputy Corporate Officer, awarded a Certificate in Local Government Statutory Administration by the British Columbia Board of Examiners