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Edna Cameron of Chatham was made a Freeman of the Town on Thursday night.
The ceremony was at the W. S. Loggie Cultural Centre on Wellington Street at 7 p. m. She was nominated by Rev. Dr. Philip Crowell.
Here is what he said in nominating her: “Mrs. Cameron has been a longstanding member of our church, acting in numerous leadership capacities with exceptional skill and know-how.
She has demonstrated strong leadership through her unselfish character and dedication to a variety of causes, all of which have required determination and have led to an improvement in the community in which she resides.
“Mrs. Cameron is a respected educator, who in the years since her retirement has continued to work with young people in a tutorial capacity, particularly with children who are learning disabled.
“She is also a dedicated volunteer with the literary council in Chatham. She is a long-term member of the I. O. D. E., the Rebecca Lodge, the Eastern Star, and the Historical Society.
“Mrs. Cameron has served on many boards such as the Miramichi Senior’s Home and the Chatham Library Board.
“She is also a committed volunteer, serving at institutions such as Mount St. Joseph’s.
“Mrs. Cameron’s contributions to the area and community have been recognized, being named as the Woman of the Year for the Chatham area.
“On behalf of members of Calvin Presbyterian, we wish to recommend that Mrs. Cameron be honored with the Freeman of the Town Award.”
Source: Miramichi Leader – December 20, 1994
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