Rosemarie Parent was given the Queen’s Jubilee medal by MLA Katrine Conroy last week.

Rosemarie Parent awarded Jubilee medal

Katrine Conroy, MLA for Kootenay West was on hand Wednesday, November 21 to award the Queen’s Jubilee medal to Rosemarie Parent.

Katrine Conroy, MLA for Kootenay West was on hand Wednesday, November 21 to award the Queen’s Jubilee medal to local historian Rosemarie Parent. Nakusp councillor Joseph Hughes spoke at the ceremony, thanking Parent for her many contributions to the community over the years. Katrine Conroy echoed the sentiment and pinned the medal over Parent’s heart.

Rosemarie Parent surprised both the MLA and the crowd by presenting Conroy with a print of a drawing by her late husband, Milton Parent.