Honour House Society is pleased to announce they have hired, local resident, Marg Gordon to fill the position of General Manager

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 by donors.

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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