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"Profile of Courage" Photo Wins the Distinguished Deputy Minister of National Defence Photographic Award
By: PR Newswire
Nov. 18, 2012 07:01 AM
KING CITY, ON, Nov. 17, 2012 /CNW/ - The Tema Conter Memorial Trust is pleased to announce that Lisa Scale, of Bella Photography, has won the distinguished Deputy Minister of National Defence award for Photography. Ms. Scale is the official photographer of the Tema Conter Memorial Trust. This award was bestowed upon Lisa yesterday evening in Ottawa, Ontario.
The photograph, commissioned by the Tema Conter Memorial Trust, features Afghanistan war veteran Master Corporal (retired) Paul Franklin with the backdrop of our Nation's Flag. Mr. Franklin was the recipient of the Tema Conter Memorial Trust Public Service Award in 2011.
Vince Savoia, Executive Director of the Tema Conter Memorial Trust said "Lisa has been bestowed a great honour. As the Trust's official photographer we have been blessed by Lisa's skill and expertise in the photographic arts for many years." "We are very pleased that the photo we asked Lisa to compose has been awarded such a high honour."
The mandate of the Tema Conter Memorial Trust is to educate and to assist emergency services, correctional, and military personnel dealing with the effects of Acute and Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD).
About the Tema Conter Memorial Trust
The Tema Conter Memorial Trust was established to offer resources and support to emergency services, correctional, and military personnel. Through research, education, training, and through the provision of peer and psychological support, the Trust aims to help these men and women when they need it most.
SOURCE Tema Conter Memorial Trust
Image with caption: "Profile of Courage (CNW Group/Tema Conter Memorial Trust)". Image available at: http://photos.newswire.ca/images/download/20121118_C9187_PHOTO_EN_20869.jpg
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