Village of Blackville Honours Jerry Stafford With Municipal Park Plaque
Posted by Les McLaughlin / Published: October 23, 2017/No Comments
The village of Blackville hosted an Appreciation Night for local businessman Jerry Stafford on Friday, October 13 at the Blackville Community Centre.
The mayor and council presented Jerry with a plaque in appreciation of his outstanding contributions to our community. A plaque will also be installed at the Blackville Municipal Park.
The event was well attended with many community groups presenting him with cards and gifts.Presentations were made by the village of Blackville, Blackville Recreation Council, Blackville Girl Guides, Blackville Minor Baseball, Home & School, MLA Jake Stewart, Blackville School, Carolyn Coughlan, Meals on Wheels and Foodland staff.
Jerry spoke fondly of the community and his employees. The local businessman stepped down as manager of Blackville Foodland on September 9.
Photos of the event are below. Click an image to enlarge.
Village of Blackville
The village of Blackville is governed by an elected council made up of a mayor and four councillors. Incorporated as a village in 1966, Blackville has a population of 958 and has had a long history related to forestry and salmon fishing.