Community activism earns plaudits for UWindsor grads

Several University of Windsor alumni are among the community leaders who will be recognized by the Windsor and District Labour Council at an awards reception Thursday, May 25.

The Gary L. Parent Activist Awards, named for the council’s former president, honour contributions toward the environment, health and safety, human rights and other areas of public service. This year’s recipients include: Marguerite Bastien (BA 1967, BA 1973) for public education advocacy, Mireille Coral (BA 1986) for social justice, and Enver Villamizar (BSc 2003, B.Ed 2010) for political action.

The May 25 reception will feature food and a cash bar at 4:30 p.m. followed by the formal program at the Ciociaro Club, 3745 North Talbot Road. Tickets are $20, available through the labour council at 519-252-8281.