Commitment to seniors recognized

Rimbey’s Doreen Glanfield was one of six individuals and two organizations that were recently recognized by the government of Alberta for their outstanding volunteer commitment to seniors. Specifically, Glanfield was acknowledged for her efforts in securing land, provincial grants and corporate donations to build a new seniors centre as president of the Rimbey and District Drop-In Centre.

Rimbey’s Doreen Glanfield was one of six individuals and two organizations that were recently recognized by the government of Alberta for their outstanding volunteer commitment to seniors. Specifically, Glanfield was acknowledged for her efforts in securing land, provincial grants and corporate donations to build a new seniors centre as president of the Rimbey and District Drop-In Centre. She also helped with building plans, contracts, fundraising and purchasing furniture and equipment. Her support helped complete the centre, and then pay off the mortgage in less than a year. Joining Glanfield in the presentation of a framed picture are: (left to right) George VanderBurg, MLA for Whitecourt-Ste. Anne and chair of the nomination review committee for the awards as well as chair of the Seniors Advisory Council for Alberta, the Honourable Mary Anne Jablonski, Minister of Alberta Seniors and Community Supports, Doreen Glanfield and Raymond Prins, MLA for Lacombe-Ponoka.