Five CUPE members were welcomed into the Local 500 Honourary Life Membership at a dinner held on October 23, 2009.
Honourary Life Membership is awarded to outstanding CUPE members for their services given to the Local over an extended period of time.
The members added were: Chris Carruthers (former Parks and Recreation Unit); Brian Ellis (former Clerical Unit); Howard McCubbin (Civic Services Unit); Glenoria Molnar (Public Works Unit) and Ray Reeves (former Refuse Unit).
Mike Davidson, President of CUPE Local 500 presented the members with a plaque and CUPE ring or pendant in appreciation of their years of service to the union.
Also attending the dinner were current Honourary Life members who received their award in previous years.
Honorary life members (left to right) Ray Reeves, Brian Ellis,
Chris Carruthers, Howard McCubbin, Missing: Glenoria Molnar.