Wednesday, February 6, 2013

White Rock and its Media Release Posted 6th Feb 2013

February 5, 2013
White Rock City Council Honours Local Artists

On Monday, February 4, 2013, White Rock City Council honoured local artists as Community Inspirations during a special celebration.

Nationally and internationally renowned artists that call White Rock home, such as Haida artist Robert Davidson, bassist Jodi Proznick, singer Mark Donnelly, and solo bassoonist George Zukerman, where among the local artists recognized at the special Council meeting.

“Right from the start of our term, this Council has focused on the importance of arts and culture to our community. So tonight, we’re going to do something we haven’t done before, at least not in my memory, we’re going to honour our local artists and acknowledge their valuable contributions to this community,” said Mayor Wayne Baldwin at the start of the meeting.

The Mayor acknowledged that there were many more artists in White Rock than the hour long meeting had time to recognize and confirmed that there will be more opportunities for Council to recognize the various contributions many have made.

Those in attendance and recognized at the meeting as Community Inspirations included:
 Spiral Dance Company and their artistic director Loretta Sramek
 Jim Adams, visual artist
 White Rock Players’ Club and president Dave Baron
 Serge Démétrius Dubé, visual artist
 Elizabeth Hollick, visual artist
 Don Hutchinson, ceramic artist
 Chris MacClure, visual artist
 Deborah Putman, visual artist
 Sheila Symington, visual artist
 George Zukerman, solo bassoonist
 Mark Donnelly, performance artist in recital, opera, oratorio and music theatre
 Jodi Proznick, bassist
 Robert Davidson, C.M., contemporary visual artist

For more information contact:
Jamie Leggatt
Communications Officer
Tel: 604.541.2114
Email:  Courtesy Johan Sandstrom BComm.

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Tuesday, February 5, 2013



People born before 1946 are called -

The Greatest Generation 

People born between 1946 and 1964 are called -

The Baby Boomers.

People born between 1965 and 1979 are called -

Generation X.
And people born between 1980 and 2010 
are called - 

Generation Y.

Why do we call the last group -

Generation Y ?

Y should I get a job?

Y should I leave home and find my own place?

Y should I get a car when I can borrow yours?

Y should I clean my room?

Y should I wash and iron my own clothes?

Y should I buy any food?