Murray and Lynda Farmer, of Farmer Construction, among 15 people appointed to Order of BC

Murray and Lynda Farmer, Pat Carney and John Brink form a strong local contingent in this year’s appointments to the Order of B.C.

They are among 15 people being recognized as the Order of B.C. marks its 30th year. The award honours people who have acted with distinction in their field of endeavour, and who have been an example of generosity, service and selflessness.

It is the highest acknowledgment the province can bestow on a citizen. There have been 447 appointees to the order since it began.

The Farmers, who live in North Saanich, are philanthropists and community leaders who have worked with the University of Victoria and Camosun College, including serving as co-chairs of a Camosun College Foundation fundraising campaign that is the most successfaul in the institution’s history, generating $6.5 million to support trades education.

Continue reading on the Times Colonist: http://www.timescolonist.com/news/local/15-appointed-to-order-of-b-c-1.23841529 | Photo courtesy of Camosun College


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