The Business Development Bank of Canada in Terrace has noted 20 years of employment by Bryan Smith. From the left are staffers Sabrina Kossler

Decades of work appreciated

A BOWLING party complete with cake and hot dogs marked a 20th employment anniversary for Bryan Smith April 29.

A BOWLING party complete with cake and hot dogs marked a 20th employment anniversary for Bryan Smith April 29.

Now 48, Bryan has been working at the Business Development Bank of Canada office in Terrace for two days a week, two hours a day since April 8, 1991.

Smith has Trisomy 21, commonly known as Down Syndrome, leaving him with no vision in his left eye and with a marked hearing deficit.

He curls, plays basketball and bowls, plays soccer, golfs and loves fishing.

At work, Smith’s primary work function is to shred confidential information but he also puts information packages together, stuffs envelopes and moves supplies and furniture.

Smith is now living with the Dennis and Marilyn Lissimore family and the family is working on improving his speech.