November 12, 2008:Capilano University honours its 2008 President’s Service Award recipients

      Wednesday, November 12, 2008
      Contact: Janis Connolly at 604.990.7968

      (NORTH VANCOUVER, B.C.)—To celebrate its 40th year since opening in 1968, Capilano University will be holding a special President’s Service Awards event on Saturday, November 15 from 4 to 6 p.m. in the Birch building atrium at the North Vancouver campus.

      “We felt the time was opportune for us to do something special for all those who have helped us and our students over the years,” said Capilano University president, Dr. Greg Lee. “The 2008 President’s Service Awards will recognize those citizens, groups and organizations that have helped to further Capilano University’s mission of enabling student success.”

      Forty names were put forward through a public consultation process and all will be honoured at the event. The individuals and organizations are from all communities in the regions served by Capilano’s three campuses. They are:
      Bardel Entertainment
      The Tsleil-Waututh Nation
      Canada Council for the Arts
      Carnegie Centre
      Circle Craft Cooperative
      Coast Imaging Arts
      Evergreen House
      Graphic Designers of Canada
      KARO Group
      Kawai Pianos
      Literacy BC
      Long & McQuade
      The Lil’wat Nation
      North Shore Credit Union
      The North Shore News
      North Vancouver Chamber of Commerce
      B.C.’s Open University
      The Sechelt Nation
      Sharpe Sound Studios Inc.
      Simon Fraser University
      The Squamish Nation
      St. Catherine’s Anglican Church
      Studio B Productions
      Total Graphics Inc.
      Tourism Vancouver
      University of British Columbia
      Vancouver Trolley Company
      West Vancouver Chamber of Commerce

      Linda Carney
      Daryl Collier
      Dee Daniels
      Sue Jackel
      Peter Jones
      Jeri Krogseth
      Peter Leitch
      Bill Manson
      Hilda Rizun
      Robin Wilson
      Naomi Yamamoto

      “The number of people and organizations who have helped us over the past 40 years is enormous,” Lee said, “and their contributions are invaluable.”