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Village Church honours local volunteers

Two women awarded inaugural inspiring person award



The Whistler Village Church has chosen Linda McGaw and Susan Shrimpton as the recipients of its first Inspiring Person Award for 2005.

McGaw is a ski instructor for Whistler-Blackcomb and also works for Youth Soccer and WAG. Shrimpton assists at Spring Creek School and with the Whistler Figure Skating Club.

“Together with the other nominees they are the salt of the earth and inspire many here in Whistler and beyond,” said a statement announcing the winners released by the church

They were chosen from eight nominees put forward to the WVC.

The church intends to work with other interested churches and groups in Whistler this year to plan next year’s honourees.