The executive director for the United Way in Kamloops, Brenda Aynsley, is in Victoria Tuesday afternoon to received a Diamond Jubilee Medal.
The medal recognizes people who have made a significant contribution to the well-being of their community.
"Brenda has been an integral part of United Way's shift from the traditional fundraising model to a community impact organization. Her leadership and vision within United Way and the partnerships she has cultivated in the region as a result has positioned the Thompson Nicola Cariboo United Way as a progressive partner in the national United Way movement," according to a news release from the United Way.
"She has been a long standing contributor on the United Way President's Advisory Council, United Way Regional Steering Committee and recently was invited to take part in Ivey School of Business' Community Shift."