Thursday Sept. 14, saw the start of a brand new season for Commissionaires Nova Scotia (CNS) with the official opening of their new Headquarters in Bedford Commons.
There was an excited buzz in the air while CNS HQ staff worked as a team to prepare for guests’ arrival at 3 p.m. The staff were eagerly awaiting His Honour, The Honourable Arthur J. LeBlanc, Lieutenant Governor of Nova Scotia, and Honorary Patron of Commissionaires Nova Scotia-- who they knew would be unveiling a dedication plaque. He was joined by Her Honour, Mrs. Patsy LeBlanc.
Congratulations to this year’s winners of the CNS Board of Governors’ Educational Awards. The recipients are the children or grandchildren of active commissionaires who have demonstrated outstanding scholastic, extra-curricular and community achievements. Each winner receives $1,500 toward their post-secondary education.
The Selection Committee reviewed a considerable number of applications, and had the difficult task of choosing only six recipients: