Sertomans honour Thamesville duo

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Thamesville residents took home major awards at the Sertoma Club Ontario District Fall Conference recently in Chatham. Left to right are Mike Wright - Sertoman Of The Year Award District Winner, East Kent Councillor Steve Pinsonneault and Terry Myers, the Service To Mankind Award District Winner.
Thamesville residents took home major awards at the Sertoma Club Ontario District Fall Conference recently in Chatham. Left to right are Mike Wright – Sertoman Of The Year Award District Winner, East Kent Councillor Steve Pinsonneault and Terry Myers, the Service To Mankind Award District Winner.

Thamesville residents Mike Wright and Terry Myers have both been honoured with awards for their outstanding contributions to the Thamesville Sertoma Club and the community.

Wright and Myers were both selected as district award winners during the Ontario District Fall Conference at the John D. Bradley Centre in Chatham.

Wright was named 2015 Ontario Sertoman of the Year for his outstanding service in a variety of roles in the club.

The Thamesville native is a 19 year member of the club and has earned a life membership for his work as club president, treasurer, chair of the Battle of the Thames 200th anniversary and the annual Thamesville Threshing Festival.

He has chaired virtually every club committee and has been an active member in the Festival of Giving.

Myers earned the honour of the Service to Mankind award for a lifetime of community building activities.

A builder and longtime executive member in minor baseball, soccer and hockey, he is also currently the president of the Royal Canadian Legion in Thamesville.

A 31-year-member of the Thamesville volunteer fire department, he wrote a book called Code Red, detailing the 125 year history of the department.

 

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