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CHAMBER’S JEANETTE TONITA NAMED AS SK VOLUNTEER MEDAL RECIPIENT

Posted by: Regina Chamber Admin - March 21, 2024

Jeanette Tonita, the Events Manager of the Regina & District Chamber of Commerce, is one of 10 recipients of the 2023 Saskatchewan Volunteer Medal.

The award will be presented at a ceremony at Government House on Tuesday, April 16 during National Volunteer Week.

Jeanette has been on the board of directors of the Mackenzie Infant Care Centre, which provides childcare for the Shirley Schneider Support Centre at Balfour Collegiate, for 15 years. She served six years as chair and is currently vice-chair, supporting with organizing events such as the RCMP Charity Ball.

Jeanette is a 25-year board member of Karnevalgesellschaft Harmonie, an affiliate of the German Club of Regina. She has also volunteered with many organizations such as the Canadian Mental Health Association and the Cancer Foundation of Saskatchewan.

In 2022, Jeanette received the Queen Elizabeth II Jubilee Medal.

The Saskatchewan Volunteer Medal, established in 1995 to recognize the extraordinary work done by volunteers across the province, will be also presented to Jyotsna (Jo) Custead, Suzanne Eisler, Major (Ret’d) Brad Hrycyna, C.D., Jim Meikle, Douglas Osborn, Pat Tymchatyn, Hazel Urbanoski, Dr. Judy White and Helga Wold.

“The 2023 recipients of the Saskatchewan Volunteer Medal have done exceptional work of the decades,” said Lieutenant Governor Russ Mirasty. “This honour is a well-deserved expression of gratitude from the people of Saskatchewan.”

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