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Firefighters and clare search and rescue honoured at the municipality of clare’s annual banquet

Little Brook, NS – March 30, 2019: Firefighters, Auxiliary, Board Members and Clare Search and Rescue were honoured at a banquet organized by the Municipality of Clare at the Clare Veterans Centre on Saturday, March 30.

More than 230 volunteers and guests were treated to a turkey dinner prepared by the Clare Veterans Association and served by the members of Council of the Municipality of Clare, a tradition for close to 10 years.

“We are very grateful for the volunteers from the eight fire departments and from the Search and Rescue service,” said Ronnie LeBlanc, Warden for the Municipality of Clare. “Your service and your hours of volunteerism are greatly appreciated by the residents of Clare. Thank you all for your service and for your commitment.”

Each year, the Council of the Municipality of Clare recognizes members from the volunteer fire departments who have served the Municipality for 15 years. Four volunteers received this honour in 2019.

Andrew Weaver
Havelock Fire Department

Earl Chandler
Hectanooga Fire Department

Karen Muise
Hectanooga Fire Department

Kevin Saulnier
Meteghan Fire Department

The new chiefs and deputy chiefs of the fire departments in Clare will also be honoured during the next regular Council meeting on April 17, where they will receive their badges at the Council chambers at the municipal office.

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Settled in 1768 and incorporated in 1879, the Municipality of Clare is located at the southwestern tip of Nova Scotia with approximately 8,000 residents. The Municipality of Clare is the only municipality in the province that conducts business and offers services in both official languages, French and English.

Media Contact / Interviews:

Ronnie LeBlanc

Warden
Municipality of Clare
902-769-2031


Stéphane Cyr

Chief Administrative Officer
Municipality of Clare
902-769-2031

www.clarenovascotia.ca

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Guests were treated to a turkey dinner prepared by the Clare Veterans Association and served by Councillors of the Municipality of Clare.

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More than 230 volunteers and guests attended the banquet at the Clare Veterans Centre on Saturday, March 30.

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Left to right: Warden Ronnie LeBlanc, recipient Andrew Weaver from the Havelock Fire Department and Councillor Danny Hill, who is also a member of the Clare Firefighters Association.

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Left to right: Warden Ronnie LeBlanc, Councillor Danny Hill and recipient Karen Muise from the Hectanooga Fire Department.

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Nick Power, President of the Clare Firefighters Association, addresses the guests.