Former Comox Valley Record publisher Grant Lawrence has been named the recipient of a prestigious B.C. community newspaper award.
At the Ma Murray Awards on April 26, Lawrence will be presented at the River Rock Casino in Richmond with the BC Housing Eric Dunning Award for Dedication and Service to the Community Newspaper Industry.
The Record is a finalist in three other award categories.
Erin Haluschak is one of three people in the running for the TD Feature Photo Award in the Record’s circulation class for her aerial picture publicizing the 2013 Comox Air Show.
The Record is in the running for a Special Publications Award for the winter issue of Trio magazine.
As well, the Record is a finalist for the Safeway Ma Murray Community Service Award for work to publicize the Boys and Girls Clubs’ Christmas Village.