Marilyn Wheeler

NOTICE: The Bob Harkins Branch downtown is closed for the remainder of the day (Wed June 29), due to a power outage affecting multiple businesses in the area. The Nechako Branch remains open.

Service Award

The 2013 Jeanne Clarke Local History award for service was presented to Marilyn Wheeler whose work has documented the lives of the people of the Robson Valley. Marilyn is a former high school and elementary school teacher who founded the Robson Valley’s first kindergarten. She wrote the acclaimed Robson Valley Story, a historical narrative of the Robson Valley since settlement. She is a founding member of the Valley Museum and Archives Society, and currently serves as Chair. Marilyn also chairs the Whistlestop Art Gallery and is a board member of the McBride & District Public Library and the Robson Valley Arts and Culture Council.