Monday, April 20, 2015

Lynne Teneycke and Jacqui Bennet Bruns awarded the Rose Johnson Award for Inspiring Women

Jacqui Bennet Bruns, Rose Johnson, Lynne Teneycke
Toni Lucas

Lynne Teneycke and Jacqui Bennet Bruns were each presented with a Rose Johnson Award for Inspiring Women at the 2015 Pincher Creek Women's Fair at St Michael's School on Saturday, April 18. Their awards were presented by Rose Johnson herself.

"It's an honour" said Bruns. "Rose Johnson is such a great lady, she is so awesome. This is a real honour. I think it's really nice." Bruns has been involved with the Pincher Creek Family Resources Parent Link Centre for 9 years. She has been heavily involved with minor hockey, started a girls hockey team, was a driving force for the creation of the Hank Planger Playground, and was the chair of the Southern Alberta Summer Games Ball Hockey in 2014. She has been married for 15 years to her husband Jason, and they have two children, Kennady who is 13, and Rylan, 11.

Rose Johnson and Lynne Teneycke
"I am speechless, I'm really honoured," said Teneycke. "As I was telling Rose, I have met so many youngsters that their lives have been positively influnced by knowing Rose, so I am really honoured by this." Teneycke started Group Group Youth 23 years ago. The puropose of group Group Youth is to provide a safe, secure nuturing supervised environment for childern. Teneycke has 4 children and 11 grandchildren. She is involved in Group Group Youth, Youth Employment Services, the Adult Learning Council and Napi Friendship Centre.

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