Manitoba's Historical Preservation Awards handed out

10.05.2019 07:12
By: Frank McGwire

Brandonite among the five recipients


A Brandonite was among the recipients of Manitoba's Historical Preservation Awards Thursday night.

Barry Bills was among five Manitobans awarded for their prolonged, commendable service in the preservation and promotion of the province’s history and heritage.

Lt.-Gov Janice Filmon presented  the awards at the Government House saying, "these awards provide a wonderful opportunity to celebrate those who dedicate significant time, energy and creativity to ensure the province’s rich history is kept alive."

Here is a list of the recipients:

Barry Bills (Brandon)

Jim Blanchard (Winnipeg)

Diane Dubé (St Georges)

Maralyn MacKay-Hussain (Selkirk)

Bruce Tascona (Pilot Mound).