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By Chris Marchand
The Dryden Native Friendship Centre held a lunch to pay tribute to several local businesses who have been very proactive in hiring members of Dryden’s urban Aboriginal population, April 15.
“In the past year I’ve been working with many of the employers to improve quality of life for urban Aboriginal people in Dryden, to find them employment or training, or placements,” said Roxanne VanTassel, Career Developer at the Dryden Native Friendship Centre. “The businesses here have been partnering with us and making that happen.”
Representatives from the City of Dryden, Norwest Printing, Wal-Mart, Wilson’s Business Solutions, CAP-C (Community Action Plan for Children) participated. Also invited were Solomon and Son’s Ltd, The Dryden Mission, Dryden Literacy, Contact North, Canadian Tire and Kokom’s Bannock Shack.