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William Towill

William Towill Spirit Award 2012Bill has committed much of his life to Scouting in Thunder Bay.  As an active leader he has been instrumental in the organization and execution of programmes and activities such as seasonal and regional camps, canoe trips, tours, environmental and tree planting projects, all contributing to the development of young people in achieving their full physical, intellectual, social and spiritual potential as individuals, as responsible citizens of their local, national and international communities.  Bill has also served as District Treasurer and President of Scouts Canada.  He is presently involved in co-leading the development of a business/development plan for the Grey Wolf Scout Camp.  He is the recipient of many honours and awards including the Dedicated Service Award; Scouts Canada 100th Anniversary Medal for Significant Contribution to Scouting; Medal of Merit; Medal for Good Service to Scouting.
 
Bill is also actively involved in Wesley Church.  He is a member of the choir; an Elder of the Church governing body (Session); has served as chair of the Church Council; and on numerous committees over the last 31 years.  He represented the congregation in the development of a neighbourhood plan, led by the City of Thunder Bay Planning Division.  He has chaired a committee overseeing the amalgamation of the two United Church congregations, and is involved in creating a new vision and strategy for the United Church of the 21st Century.  Bill has shown great leadership and dedication as a volunteer within our Community.