Lobb seeks nominations for Queen's Diamond Jubilee Medals
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In honour of the 60th anniversary of Queen Elizabeth II's accession to the throne, the federal government announced the creation of the Queen's Diamond Jubilee Medal to recognize outstanding Canadians.
“These medals provide an opportunity for Canadians to nominate and honour extraordinary citizens who have exemplified the true meaning of public service,” says Huron-Bruce MP Ben Lobb.
Feb. 6, 2012, Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II marked the 60th anniversary of her accession to the throne as Queen of Canada - an occasion marked only once before by her great-great grandmother, Queen Victoria, in 1897.
In celebration of this event, a commemorative medal, the Queen's Diamond Jubilee Medal, was created to recognize 60,000 outstanding Canadians of all ages and from all walks of life.
To be eligible
for this honour, a person:
Nominations (along with the nominator’s full name and a contact number) can be mailed c/o Ben Lobb, MP Huron-Bruce, 30 Victoria Street North, Goderich, Ontario, N7A 2R6.
A short statement or a brief summary
of the nominee’s achievements (40 words) should be provided, along
with the following information about the nominee and a completed
nomination form (to obtain a form click here):
The deadline for submitting all nominations is June 15, 2012. Details on presentation ceremonies will be provided at a future date.
Please note: Nominations submitted to Lobb’s office must recognize the contributions of individuals residing in the Huron-Bruce electoral district.
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