Bouvier bags 2012 BC Community Achievement Award

Coquitlam's Jerome Bouvier, executive director of PoCoMo Youth Services Society, is seen her in front of the Project Reach Out Bus that travels to areas in the Tri-Cities where at-risk youth gather to provide support and services.
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Jerome Bouvier of Coquitlam is one of 35 persons named to receive a 2012 B.C. Community Achievement Award, it was announced Friday via a povincial government press release.

Bouvier is executive director of the PoCoMo Youth Services Society and the innovator of a unique program that reaches to at-risk youth in the Tri-Cities. Based on establishing relationships with youth, the Project Reach Out Bus travels to areas where youth gather, provides support and services and, as a result, positively affects the lives of young people.

Bouvier also heads up the annual PoCoMo Wheechair Tennis Classic tournament.

Bouvier the other award recipients will be recognized in a formal presentation at Government House in Victoria on April 25. Each will receive a certificate and medallion designed by B.C. artist Robert Davidson.


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