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Mayor Gregor Robertson presents certificate of appreciation and City Olympic medallions to VANOC executives

At City Council today, Mayor Gregor Robertson presented a Certificate of Appreciation and City Olympic medallions to executives of the Vancouver Organizing Committee for the 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games (VANOC) to thank them for their work in delivering the 2010 Winter Games.

“This is a symbol of our appreciation for your unparalleled work on the Games,” said Mayor Robertson. “After years of hard work and planning, you pulled off one of the greatest, most successful events in our country’s history.”

“With the approach you took in preparing for and delivering the Winter Games, you have inspired people from all walks of life, and changed the way that the world sees Vancouver. On behalf of everyone in our city, thank-you.”

VANOC executives honoured were CEO John Furlong and Executive Vice Presidents  Terry Wright,Dave Cobb and Dan Doyle. The executives are in charge of services and Games operations, revenue, marketing and communications and venue construction. John Furlong was recently named the sportsman of the decade by SportBC.

VANOC presented the City with a print signed by Team Canada Olympic and Paralympic medalists.

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