TBM Names Senior of the Year
Mayor Soever presented the award to Mr. Bauer at his home on June 17.
Anthony (Tony) Bauer has been named The Blue Mountains City Elder of the Year for 2022.
Blue Mountains Mayor Alar Soever made the announcement at the June 20 council meeting. Soever presented the award to Mr. Bauer at his home on June 17.
“Tony is a great contributor to our community,” Soever said.
Soever said Bauer helped organize a series of jazz concerts around town, which contributed $30,000 in proceeds to music development for area youth.
“It’s people like Tony that make our community a great place,” Soever said. “It was an honor for me to be there on Friday.”
Soever said Elder of the Year is a provincial award and each municipality can nominate a worthy Elder each year. He proudly noted that there were many nominations in The Blue Mountains for 2022.
Mr Bauer was unable to attend the council meeting for the announcement, but sent a statement to Clerk Corrina Giles to read at the meeting.
“I would like to express my sincere gratitude to Mayor Soever for personally presenting the award. I thank the Board for the consideration and recognition for choosing me as Senior of the Year. It’s much appreciated,” Bauer said. “It is a pleasure and a privilege to have contributed to the community and to be able to live in Thornbury and the town of The Blue Mountains.”