The Governor General of Canada, the Honourable David Johnston has selected Order of Canada members to received the Diamond Jubilee Medal for significant achievement and remarkable service.
This new commemorative medal was created to mark the 2012 celebrations of the 60th anniversary of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II’s accession to the Throne as Queen of Canada. This Medal is a tangible way for Canada to honour Her Majesty for her service to this country. At the same time, it serves to honour significant contributions and achievements by Canadians. (www.gg.ca)
Anne Ottenbrite-Muylaert (head coach of Pickering Swim Club) will be receiving this honour at The Diamond Jubilee Gala Celebratation of Her Majesty The Queen's Life on June 18th at Roy Thompson Hall.
Vicki Keith (head coach of Kingston Y Penguins) received this honour at the Inaugural Presentation of Diamond Jubilee Medals on February 6th at Queen's Park.
If you are aware of other Swim Ontario members who have received this prestigious award, please contact Swim Ontario