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LETTER: Nominations being accepted for the Order of British Columbia

The Order of British Columbia offers British Columbians a golden opportunity to take part in the public recognition of individuals who demonstrate outstanding achievement, excellence and distinction in their particular fields of endeavour.

Nominations are now being received for the 2011 Order of British Columbia. If you know anyone in this community who has truly led by example, I encourage you to nominate them for the Order of British Columbia. The deadline for nominations is
5 p.m., March 10, 2011. An independent Advisory Council, chaired by the Chief Justice of British Columbia will consider nominations.

Since 1990, 303 British Columbians from all walks of life and many regions of the province have received the Order of British Columbia, the Province’s highest award, including John J. Verigan (1996).

Nomination forms are available from the Honours and Awards Secretariat in Victoria
(250-356-7916), the Order of British Columbia web site at www.orderofbc.gov.bc.ca, or your nearest Government Agent.

Honours and Awards Secretariat:
P.O. Box 9422, Stn. Prov. Govt
Victoria, BC V8W 9V1
phone: (250) 387-1616 fax: (250) 356-2814

John Slater, M.L.A.:

Phone: 250 495-2042
Toll-Free: 1 877 652-4304
Fax: 250 495-2077
e-mail: john.slater.mla@leg.bc.ca
website: www.johnslatermla.bc.ca

Here is your opportunity to participate in the appointment of deserving British Columbians to the Order of British Columbia. The process begins with a nomination.

Thank you for making it happen.

John Slater, MLA
Boundary Similkameen