PRESS RELEASE: MARCH 17, 2006

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UFCW Local 247 member wins Scholarship

Recognizing the importance of post secondary education in today's society, UFCW Canada offers 18 annual scholarships to members and their children for post secondary study. Allocated by regions across Canada these scholarships are named as a lasting tribute to three past leaders of our union: William Beggs, Fred Dowling and Roméo Mathieu.

Jonathan Lochbaum, a Local 247 member working at RCSS #1561 in Langley, is one of the successful winners of a $500 Scholarship. Jonathan has been a member since June 2003 and is currently attending Simon Fraser University. Congratulations Jonathan!!



Jonathan recieves his cheque from Local 247 Secretary Treasurer Suzanne Hodge

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