Pool employee wins photo contest – holds party for co-workers

Media Advisory/Photo Op:

PEACE RIVER – A municipal pool employee will receive two prizes from her union for on the job photos taken at a ‘pirate party’ at the Peace Regional Pool.

Lorraine Witiw took a number of photos of her co-workers during a pirate party hosted by the pool for kids in the community.  When she heard her union, the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) was holding a photo contest, she submitted a few of the photos, winning two prizes worth a total of $650.

Witiw has decided to put the money towards a party for the pool staff.

Witiw will be presented with her certificates and prizes Tuesday, May 29th.  Media are welcome to attend.

Date:  Tuesday, May 29, 2007

Time:  1:15 pm

Place:  Peace Regional Pool

7201 – 98 St


Judy Barry, CUPE National Representative


Lorraine’s winning photos can be downloaded here:

https://alberta.cupe.ca/download/witiw3.jpg (first prize in “CUPE at Work” category)

https://alberta.cupe.ca/download/witiw4.jpg (grand prize winner – all categories)

For more information about CUPE Alberta, visit www.alberta.cupe.ca


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