Thursday, June 15, 2006
Mid Week In My Town.
Maple Ridge has produced its fair share of big names over the years. Athetes, writers and others who became pillars of this community. A few years ago, the Community Hall of Fame was established.
This is the Halls mandate.
The people of Maple Ridge & Pitt Meadows honour and pay tribute to exceptional citizens involved in Sports, the Arts, Business, Education, and Community Organizations:
For their outstanding achievements bringing honour or recognition Provincially, Nationally or Internationally to our two Communitiesand/orFor contributing over a significant number of years in many aspects of civic life to building a better Community.
Go to this link, to see more.
Click on the subjects picture to get more information.
You may recognize some of the faces and names. Some are more locally known. Many of these names have ingrained themselves in our community. Schools named for them, Streets and parks too. Some of the long time local businesses continue to bear the names of our towns founding members.
So, do you recognize anyone?
Is there any well known person that has roots from your town?