Theatre Lac Brome’s Hélene Jalbert was honoured for her work promoting culture in the community with a medal presented by Liberal Member of Parliament Denis Paradis.

Jalbert was elected theatre President in 2014, and she was recognized for “honouring the theatre’s mission to produce Canadian anglophone plays while also encouraging local talent”and has been a “leading figure in promoting a fully bilingual program that is now annual instead of seasonal.”

The awards ceremony took place at the Auberge West Brome on May 17.