JABC Volunteer Steve Wilson Receives Community Achievement Award
Vancouver, BC - Premier Christy Clark and Keith Mitchell, chair of the British Columbia Achievement Foundation, today named this year's recipients of the B.C. Community Achievement Awards.
"I am pleased to recognize the outstanding contributions of this year's Community Achievement Awards recipients," said Premier Clark. "Charity begins at home, that's what I've always believed and I want to thank these remarkable British Columbians for giving their time, dedication and energy to make a positive difference in their communities and our province."
"The community achievement awards honour individuals who have made a significant contribution either as a volunteer or in the course of their work," said Mitchell. "Today's recipients contribute in many areas - health, education, multiculturalism, arts and culture, environment, philanthropy, and youth or seniors' leadership, among others."
Steve Wilson, West Vancouver
Junior Achievement of British Columbia (JABC) has tremendously benefitted from the leadership, enthusiasm and commitment of Steve Wilson. He strongly believes in the value of building business education and financial literacy programs for youth. As a board member and past Chair and a constant ambassador, he has significantly enhanced JABC's governance and financial practices, its reach and its programs.