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Rick Parker

Nominated by:  Hubbards Area Lions Club

Rick’s attributes include being an executive member of the Hubbards Area Lions Club where he spends many hours serving his community in addition to his work at IBM, where he is also busy with volunteer work. 

These endeavors include mentoring students at three Provincial High Schools through the Provincial P-Tech Program: Pathways in technology known locally as TAP (Technology Advantage Program) allowing disadvantaged students access to higher learning.  He’s also involved with the United Way Days of Caring including such past programs as Veith House, Margarite Centre & Urban Farm.  Rick also works with IBM’s employee engagement committee.  Past programs have included introducing therapy dogs for IBM employees and coordinating employee events.

“If you want to touch the past, touch a rock.  If you want to touch the present, touch a flower.  If you want to touch the future, touch a life.” – AUTHOR UNKNOWN.  Rick continues to touch the lives of so many in his own community of Hubbards and beyond.  His dedication and support to the Lions Club has been outstanding, affecting many people from all walks of life.  We love you Rick and are so proud of you.