Chamber Executive Director Recognized by Senate of Canada for Community Involvement

Posted: July 31, 2019 | In The Media

The Placentia Chamber of Commerce extends congratulations to its Executive Director, Eugene Collins, on being recently presented with the Senate Sesquicentennial Medal by The Honourable Fabian Manning, Member of the Senate of Canada. The presentation took place during the Opening Ceremonies of the 56th Annual Placentia Regatta on Friday, July 19, 2019.

The medal was created in commemoration of the 150th Anniversary of the Senate of Canada and is presented to Canadians from coast to coast to coast in recognition of valuable service to the nation. Eugene was awarded the medal in recognition of his valuable contributions to the community including his involvement in the Placentia Rowing Club where he has played an instrumental role in the annual running of the Placentia Regatta, including the last 15 years as President of the club.

Eugene is among several residents of the Placentia Region who were recognized by Senator Manning with the awarding of this special commemorative medal. Congratulations!