The Lys d’argent
Each year, Vitalité 55+ Saskatchewan awards the Lys d’argent to a Fransaskois senior in recognition of their involvement and investment into the Fransaskois community.
For the year 2021-2022, we recognized the long-standing involvement of someone from North Battleford. Mr. Claude Desnoyers is the President of the Battleford's Francophone Centre and has been involved with this group for more than 18 years, he is also President of the Board of Directors of Villa Pascal, President of the Board of Manoir Marchildon, President of the Société St André, member of the Knights of Columbus for 30 years, and an active member of a local food security association. Thank you Claude for your remarkable commitment! We are pleased to offer you this Lys d'Argent prize for the year of 2022. Lys d'Argent award was officially presented to Mr. Claude Desnoyers during the Rendez-Vous Fransaskois in early November 2022.
For the year 2020-2021, Clément and Sylvia Dion were recognized for all of their volunteer work! To see the presentation of the Lys d'Argent to Clément and Sylvia, click on the video below.
For the year 2019-2020, Dollard Grenier was recognized for all of his volunteer work! To see the presentation of the Lys d'Argent prize to Dollard Grenier, click on the video below.