The Free Press, Morinville/Gibbons – September 19, 2017

MLA Colin Piquette (centre) and mayor Tom Flynn present Jock Archer (left) with the 2017 Alice Modin Award for Seniors Service. This is the first year of the award, which is given to a senior 65 or older who has provided 20 or more years of service. The 6th Annual Seniors Workshop was held Sept 14 in Redwater. The event is put on by the Sturgeon County Seniors Advisory Council.  The event featured information about financial assistance programs, healthy eating and cholesterol. Jock Archer has contributed to the community of Gibbons since the early 1970s.  He was involved in the creation of the Dew Drop Inn seniors’ facility and has served as president of the Gibbons Seniors Twilight Club since 1999.  Jock also organizes events including pancake breakfasts and holiday dinners for seniors.

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