Engineering A Fire Safe World

SFPE-SOC Recognizes Their Newest Past-President and Corporate Members While Members Donate to TCMA

Tuesday, December 16, 2014 6:05 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

TORONTO, Ontario -- On December 9th, 2014, the Southern Ontario Chapter recognized their newest Past-President and their Corporate Members prior to their Lunch & Learn event. They also made a sizable contribution to the Thomas Chiang Memorial Award.

Edward Koe receives his commemorative pinThe Chapter was delighted to recognize Edward Koe for his many years of involvement on the Chapter's Executive Committee and his contributions to the Chapter. "We are pleased to continue to have the opportunity to work with Ed in his roll on the committee as our Past-President" said Melinda Amador, Chapter President. Ed was awarded with a commemorative SFPE President’s Pin and a plaque recognizing his contributions the Chapter. Thank you Ed!

Corporate Members with their certificate of appreciationThe Chapter also took the opportunity to thank their eighteen Corporate Members for their continuous support towards promoting the fire protection engineering agenda. "It was a pleasure to honour each of our members with their certificates at our December 2014 meeting" said Paul Johnston, Membership Chair. "Without their support we wouldn't be as strong as we are today, and as Membership Chair, and on behalf of the Southern Ontario Chapter of the Society of Fire Protection Engineers Executive Board, we thank you."

Lindsay Osborne selects the TCMA 50/50 draw winner.Finally, the Chapter was delighted to make a significant contribution towards the Thomas Chiang Memorial Award. The contribution was made possible through the generosity of our members and guests attending the December Lunch & Learn event. Attendees of the event participated in the Chapter's annual 50/50 draw raising $130 towards the award. The winner of the draw, Domingos Lopes, went on to donate his $130 winnings to the award to bring the total contribution to the award to $260!! The Chapter has raised $435 so far this season and will match all donations received. The winners of the award, who are deserving students pursuing an education in Fire Protection, will be announced in May.


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