ALERT BAY—Francisca “Fanny” Chua, who has been a volunteer at the local thrift shop for 30 years, was named the Village’s Citizen of the Year in a ceremony hosted last month at the Village office.
Mayor Michael Berry presented Chua with a plaque recognizing her volunteer work with the thrift store, Senior Christmas dinner, Breakfast with Santa, Remembrance Day and more. She was nominated by John and Barb Rowell.
Alert Bay’s annual Youth Citizen of the Year Award was given to a group of seven youngsters who worked to establish and prepare a new skateboard park. The group includes
Aiden Carey, Adrian Gordon-Valan, Evan Gordon-Valan, Jesse Jackson, William Johnson, Kelsey Nelson and Ritchie Stauffer.