Blast From the Past–Remembering Alan Barker– July 4 1979




1952 Calendar


In 1979 Alan Barker of Carleton Place was presented with the Good Citizenship Award Certificate by Ontario Premier William Davis. The award was presented at Queen’s Park, and was followed by a reception and later a formal dinner with the Queen Mother.
Doug Wiseman MPP for Lanark formerly introduced Alan Barker to Lt.-Gov Pauline Mc Gibbon during the award ceremony. The Lt. Governor pinned the medal onto Barker while quietly congratulating him. Melba is photographed with her husband below.



About lindaseccaspina

Before she laid her fingers to a keyboard, Linda was a fashion designer, and then owned the eclectic store Flash Cadilac and Savannah Devilles in Ottawa on Rideau Street from 1976-1996. She also did clothing for various media and worked on “You Can’t do that on Television”. After writing for years about things that she cared about or pissed her off on American media she finally found her calling. She is a weekly columnist for the Sherbrooke Record and documents history every single day and has over 6500 blogs about Lanark County and Ottawa and an enormous weekly readership. Linda has published six books and is in her 4th year as a town councillor for Carleton Place. She believes in community and promoting business owners because she believes she can, so she does.

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