Minister Dempster Announces Recipients of 2019 Seniors of Distinction Awards
The Honourable Lisa Dempster, Minister of Children, Seniors and Social Development, today announced the recipients of the 2019 Seniors of Distinction Awards. The awards recognize the contributions, achievements and diversity of seniors throughout the province.
This year’s recipients are Lorraine Best of Paradise, Annie Brennan of Marystown, Noreen Careen of Labrador City, Olga Kinden of Green Island Cove, and John McGrath of St. John’s. A formal awards ceremony to honour these individuals will take place on October 1, which is International Day of Older Persons and National Seniors Day.