Suzanne Beard, Beach Citizen of the Year 2013, dies at 58

EVERYWHERE SUZANNE Beard went, she ran into someone she knew. It might have been a former Girl Guide she had mentored. Perhaps it was someone from her congregation at Corpus Christi Catholic Church, or possibly the local Beach Village BIA, which she served as chair of. Whatever the connection, friends were never far away. “She’s […]

2017 Beach Citizen of the Year nominations open

Do you know the next Beach Citizen of the Year? The annual award honours someone who has shown a long-standing commitment to improving our little corner of the city. The first award was handed out in 2001. The award was founded by Community Centre 55, the Beaches Lions Club and Beach Metro News. Judges include […]

Suzanne Beard is Citizen of the Year

After sifting through many nominations and much deliberation by committee members, the 2013 Beach Citizen of the Year has been chosen. Lifelong Beacher Suzanne Beard was picked in large part due to her many years of service to Brownies and Girl Guides, as well as close to a decade of organizing with the Beach Interfaith […]