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Nickel Belt MPP Shelley Martel recently presented awards of royal distinction to residents who have made a big difference in their communities and their country. Eighteen Nickel Belt constituents were honoured with Queen?s Golden Jubilee Medals.
Nickel Belt MPP Shelley Martel recently presented awards of royal distinction to residents who have made a big difference in their communities and their country.

Eighteen Nickel Belt constituents were honoured with Queen?s Golden Jubilee Medals.

Medal recipients are: Linda Benoit (Foleyet); Georgette Bergeron (Val Therese); Marg Bourgeois (Hanmer); Ernie Checkeris (Sudbury); Michael J. Crosby (Falconbridge); Roger Gaudreau (Azilda); Adalbert Haché (Coniston); Marcel Labre (Chelmsford); Fern and Vic Larouche (Dowling); Albert Lemaire (Chelmsford); Luc Noel (Capreol); Mac and Joan O?Grady (Lively); Patrick Stanley O?Link (Chelmsford); Oliva Roy (Chelmsford); Bernie Scharf (Lively); and Anne Unwin (Hanmer).

The Queen?s Golden Jubilee Medal was created to mark the Queen?s 50th anniversary.

John Michael Bray, a first-year Laurentian University law and justice student, will be among a small group of Canadian chosen to take part in the Future World Leaders Summit in Washington, D.C., from March 22 to 29. Last year?s event counted participants from 56 countries.

Bray, a former participant in the Forum for Young Canadians is a graduate from Collège Notre-Dame in Sudbury. He has a strong interest in politics, international events and history. He is considering pursuing a law-related career upon the completion of his studies at Laurentian.

The Art Gallery of Sudbury is pleased to announce an upcoming exhibition in contemporary art by Brent Roe. Entitled Who Means What, this exhibition will examine the work of Toronto artist Brent Roe over a period of 10 years. The artist will be in attendance at the opening this Thursday.

The Lung Association recently received a donation of $7,880 from Wendy?s stores in Sudbury and Espanola. The Lung Association and Wendy?s teamed up to raise awareness and funds for the organization?s annual Christmas Seals campaign.

Wendy?s customers who made donations during November and December were given a Wendy?s coupon.

?The campaign is a win-win situation for everyone,? said Ron Sinclair, owner of the three Wendy?s.


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