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Two Lake Country Staff Receive FCM AwardDistrict of Lake Country
LAKE COUNTRY – Mark Koch, Director of Community Services, and Jamie McEwan, Community Development Manager, were recognized for their contributions to Federation of Canadian Municipalities’ (FCM) international programs – which are fully funded by the Government of Canada through Global Affairs Canada – and were presented with a plaque and personal letter from FCM President, Clark Somerville, by Mayor Baker at the Council Meeting Tuesday, March 7, 2017.
“We are very pleased that these key members of the Community Services team at the District of Lake Country have been involved in sharing their expertise through the FCM international programs,” said Alberto De Feo, Chief Administrative Officer. “The opportunity to liaise with other professionals and help out in communities around the world results in these managers bringing back new ideas and experiences to benefit our local community as well.”
In 2017, the Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM) celebrates 30 years of international development programming in partnership with Global Affairs Canada.
“Every year, FCM recognizes the great work done by individuals in FCM international activities and the leadership they demonstrated through their contributions to programs,” said Sébastien Hamel, Senior Director, FCM Programs. “FCM is very grateful for the support and expertise that the District of Lake Country provided to the Caribbean Local Economic Development project (CARILED).”