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Local leader recognized

Local leader Nirmal Palmar. - Submitted
Local leader Nirmal Palmar.
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A long-standing community leader has been presented with an award recognizing his many years of volunteer work.

Nirmal Parmar was presented with the 2011 Volunteer Service Recognition Award by the Affiliation of Multicultural Societies and Service Agencies of British Columbia.

It recognizes Parmar’s 26 years of contributions to the Terrace and District Multicultural Association, of which he is a founding member, and to the  Skeena Diversity Society.

Parmar was the local multicultural association’s ‘first regional representative on the affiliation’s provincial board from 1988-1990.

The Affiliation of Multicultural and Services Agencies of British Columbia is the provincial umbrella organization for 75 multicultural and immigrant-serving agencies in B.C.

Member agencies of the affiliation are invited to nominate deserving British Columbians who have devoted themselves to diversity and creating a welcoming environment in their communities.

 

 

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