Distinguished alumna Mary Ann Edwards honoured by province

Volunteering is just a way of life for Mary Ann Edwards.

Well known in Niagara for her volunteer work and dedication to the community, Edwards, a Brock alumna (BPhed ’76, BEd ’77) and founder of the Rankin Cancer Run, was recently awarded the Ontario Medal for Good Citizenship for her local contributions.

The Rankin Cancer Run draws thousands of participants each year. The 2016 edition drew 13,200 community members, raising a record-setting $1 million.

In 2014, Edwards was awarded the Distinguished Alumna Award by the Brock University Alumni Association. She is also an alumni board member.

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