VANCOUVER, July 24, 2012 /CNW/ - Marg comes with a background in
housing, most recently the Chief Executive Officer of the BC Apartment
Owners and Managers Association. Previously Marg worked in the
non-profit housing field with BC Non-Profit Housing Association. In the
late 80's to mid-90's Marg held the elected position of School Trustee
in District 43 (Coquitlam) followed by two terms as a City Councillor
in Port Coquitlam.
Marg has spent a significant portion of her life learning about issues
that are important to her and her community and then trying to find
solutions to those issues. Bringing her background in housing, the
non-profit field, community building and governance makes Marg an ideal
person to further the goals of Honour House.
Honour House Society is an independent registered charity whose
objective is to provide free interim accommodation for the families of
Canadian Forces members, as well as those of the ambulance, fire, law
enforcement services, while the members are receiving care in the Metro
Vancouver area. Honour House is a place of refuge where families may
enjoy a degree of normal family life despite the stress of their
circumstances.The goal of Honour House Society is to continue to
provide safe and comfortable accommodation for those who have served on
our behalf in life-threatening situations. With peaceful surroundings,
caring professional staff and dedicated volunteers, Honour House helps
relieve the emotional and financial stresses that come with illness,
injury and rehabilitation.
Marg says, "I cannot think of a better cause then Honour House,
honouring those that keep our lives safe. I feel privileged to be a
part of such a great organization and of the opportunity afforded me to
work and serve in my community."
Marg also extends an invitation to all to visit the website, find out
about Honour House and register as a member and/or a donor. Honour
House's commitment to helping provide temporary housing for Canadian
Forces personnel, first responders and their families is made possible
If you wish to send a donation and/or join as a member (only $20.00 per
year), with donations, Honour House will continue to provide a home
away from home for our heroes.
If you are an agency that knows of someone who needs the service please
contact Honour House at 778-397-4399.
SOURCE: Honour House Society
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