Bob McMurray is Surrey’s 2017 Citizen of the Year

This was announced Thursday night at the annual City of Surrey Volunteer Appreciation Celebration

Bob McMurray (fourth from left) with city council, is Surrey's 2017 Citizen of the Year

Bob McMurray (fourth from left) with city council, is Surrey's 2017 Citizen of the Year

SURREY — Bob McMurray is Surrey’s 2017 Citizen of the Year.

This was announced Thursday night at the annual City of Surrey Volunteer Appreciation Celebration.

“Bob McMurray is the personification of community service,” Surrey Mayor Linda Hepner said. “For the past 50 years, Bob has devoted his time toward the betterment of our city and has been a mainstay in the realm of arts and heritage in our community.”

McMurray served six years as a trustee on the Peace Arch Hospital board, 10 years with the Cloverdale Board of Trade, 13 years with the Surrey Heritage Advisory Commission, 13 years with the Surrey Museum and Archives Community Advisory Board and 16 years with the Surrey Parks and Recreation Commission.

Rick Hart was Surrey’s Citizen of the Year for 2016.

tom.zytaruk@thenownewspaper.com

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