FWHP Wins Ambassador Award

April 23, 2007

Fort William Historical Park achieved prestigious community recognition by receiving the Ambassador Award during the 13th Annual Thunder Bay Chamber of Commerce Annual Business Awards Saturday night.

The Ambassador Award is presented to a business or association who exemplifies the "Spirit of Thunder Bay" and is an enthusiastic promoter of community projects.

General Manager Sergio Buonocore, Historical Operations Manager Peter Boyle and Communications Officer Marty Mascarin were on hand to receive the award on behalf of Fort William Historical Park.

"We would like to thank the community of Thunder Bay," said Sergio in his address to the audience. "This award is in recognition of our staff, our partners and service providers, volunteers and everyone who contributes to the success of the Fort," he said. "The Fort will continue to be a viable economic catalyst in the tourism industry of Northwestern Ontario."

Almost 70 businesses and community organizations participated in this year's award ceremony. Approximately 500 guests were in attendance for the gala event.