Janis Irwin joined the Highlands Community League board at our November meeting to award Robert McCoy with The Queen Elizabeth II’s Platinum Jubilee Medal. This commemorative medal was created to mark the 70th anniversary of Queen Elizabeth II’s accession in 1952, and honours her late Majesty’s service to Canada. Recipients were chosen due to their significant contributions to the province.
“Robert truly embodies this spirit of connection and service,” said past president Leanne Stroh during the award presentation. “With Robert’s involvement, we have served everyone from children needing extra support or occupational therapy, residents who are working through recovery or grieving loved ones, to supporting Highlands’ seniors. Robert has helped bring recreation and connection to residents of all ages and abilities and shown what it truly means to be at home in Highlands.”