The City of Surrey is honouring (from left) Ed Griffin, Gladys Andreas and June Laitar for their work in promoting and improving Surrey’s culture.
“Andreas is the founder of the B.C. Ukrainian Cultural Festival and has continued for 17 years to organize an event that brings Ukrainian dance groups from across the province in a setting that also includes music, food, arts,crafts and literature.
She’s active on the executive of the Ukrainian Canadian Congress and promotes the Ukrainian participation in Surrey’s Fusion Festival. She is active with the Arts Council of Surrey, and her women’s association contributes financially to youth groups.”