Lynnette Cobb was one of 32 British Columbians honoured at the 11th annual British Columbia Community Achievement Awards’ ceremony held at Government House in Victoria yesterday.

“For years, Lynette Cobb has been a community leader and champion who has led by example,” said Cariboo-Chilcotin MLA Donna Barnett. “Thank you Lynnette, for your tireless dedication and service to Williams Lake in all of your many volunteer roles in community mental health.”

“The British Columbia Community Achievement Awards celebrate British Columbians who have made significant contributions to our communities and our province,” said Cariboo North MLA Coralee Oakes. “Congratulations to Lynette Cobb, your passion and dedication to our community and region is exceptional.”

Lynnette Cobb has volunteered 48,600 hours in support of the Canadian Mental Health Association Crisis and Counselling Centre, Cariboo Chilcotin Branch. She has also volunteered over 3,000 hours for RCMP Victim Services. Lynnette was instrumental in the construction of Baker Manor, a supportive housing facility for people with disabilities. Lynnette’s actions help make her community a better place to live.