Wilma General award, inspiring volunteerism, two women named

Erinn Monture (left) and Terry Hill (right) were named the 2017 Wilma General Award winners for their work with cancer patients. It was presented by her daughter, Sharon Martin Saturday. (Photos by Chris Pimentel)

By Chris Pimentel Writer Two Six Nations women who volunteer with cancer patients have been named this year’s Wilma General Award winners. Erin Monture and Terry Hill received the award Saturday at the Six Nations Community hall. The Wilma General Award, started in 1998, is awarded annually to community volunteers. Wilma General was a well known local volunteer who launched a number of initiatives including the Christmas Basket Program. She was a founding member of the Six Nations Family Violence Program and a member of the board of directors at the Brant Children’s Aid Society. Her legacy laid the foundation for the award named in her honour. Erinn Monture has created numerous products that help people in Six Nations get through there cancer journey. She started her own non-profit organization…

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