A Squamish local has won a BC Community Social Services Award of Excellence.

The awards pay tribute to four individuals in various stages of their careers who exemplify excellence in their delivery of social services to British Columbians.

Lois Wynne, Executive Director of Sea to Sky Community Services Society has won this year’s ‘Legend’ award. The award is given to an individual with 15 or more years of experience in the community social services sector who has made extraordinary contributions to the community and to the sector.

Wynne has served three decades in community social services, has grown her agency from five to 180 employees, $46,000 to $8 million in annual operating budget and four to 40 community programs.

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