October 8, 2021 | Red Deer, AB – Congratulations to Joan Donald on being inducted into the Alberta Order of Excellence!

On October 7, 2021, the Province of Alberta bestowed their highest honour on eight 'exceptional' Albertans, including Westerner Park Past President, Joan Donald.

“Joan is deserving of such an honour,” said Mike Olesen, CEO of Westerner Park. “We appreciate the contributions Joan has made to Westerner Park as a Board member and ambassador, and her ongoing commitment to support and contribute to our success.”

An excerpt from the Alberta Government release:

The Alberta Order of Excellence recognizes Albertans who have made an outstanding provincial, national or international impact. It is the highest honour a citizen can receive as an official part of the Canadian Honours System.

 Joan Donald of Red Deer has enriched the social and economic health of her community by bringing governance and leadership to boardrooms of organizations that range from business, health and education to social justice, sport and culture.

Please read the government’s complete tribute to Joan at Joan Donald | Alberta.ca.

For additional information, including biographies on all eight of the Alberta Order of Excellence inductees, please visit Province bestows highest honour on eight Albertans | alberta.ca.

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