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Bernice Bryson

Bernice Bryson - Spirit of Thunder Bay Award 2015Bernice is a caring, kind and energetic lady who has been a member of Broadway United Church‘s board of directors and chair of the Memorial Committee for 31 years.  She was Sunday School Teacher for 10 years as well as member of the church choir and church cleaner.   She convened the church’s Christmas Tea for 2 years. Once a month for 18 years, Bernice organized the making and selling of perogies at the church. In the wider community Bernice has volunteered at Shelter House, and she collects and delivers canned goods to Florence Booth House, the Salvation Army’s shelter for homeless women.  She served 10 years with the Children’s Music Festival and has helped at the George Jeffrey Children’s Centre.  She has assisted the West Thunder Dancers and helped residents at Grandview Lodge during Bingos.  Once a month she volunteers at Kakabeka Legion breakfasts and for 25 years she has been a volunteer for the Thunder Bay Community Auditorium.