Recognizing local athletes

The District 69 Recreation Commission will recognize locals who have won gold medals at provincial championships this year.

The Regional District of Nanaimo District 69 Recreation Commission is pleased to recognize local athletes and artists who have won gold medals at provincial championships this year. Twenty athletes have been invited to an awards presentation and reception next on Thursday, Nov. 28 from 3:30 – 4:30 p.m. at Oceanside Place.

“Through our Performance Recognition Program, the District 69 Recreation Commission strives to recognize members of our community who embrace the concept of active living, and who contribute to the well-being of our community through their achievements in athletics and the arts,” said chair Scott Tanner.

The program is open to individuals and teams who have placed first in a provincial, inter-provincial or national athletic or artistic competition. To qualify, nominees must be amateur participants who live in the City of Parksville, Town of Qualicum Beach or Electoral Area E, F, G or H.

For more information call 250-248-3252 or visit www.rdn.bc.ca.