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NB retired nurse receives governor general's sovereign medal for volunteers.

One of the Canadian Cancer Society New Brunswick's long-time volunteers has been presented with a Governor General's Sovereign Medal for Volunteers.

AdelaTde LaPlante, of Moncton, was honoured along with 60 other Canadians at a ceremony on October 5, 2016, at the residence of the Governor General at The Citadelle of Quebec.

Ms. LaPlante, awarded with the Sovereign Medal for Volunteers, served on the Canadian Cancer Society New Brunswick's Board of Directors from 1998 to 2013, in various leadership roles including Vice-President, President-Elect and Board Chair. In addition, she represented New Brunswick on the National Board of Directors from 2006 to 2008, and as an effective advocate and spokesperson on critical cancer control issues she helped ensure the Society's services met the needs of New Brunswickers.

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Title Annotation:F.Y.I.
Publication:Info Nursing
Article Type:Report
Geographic Code:1CNBR
Date:Mar 22, 2017
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