Guest entry by Melanie MacDonald, Communications Coordinator in Atlantic CanadaHumanitarian Award recipients in New Brunswick

Last night, the Canadian Red Cross in New Brunswick hosted its annual Humanitarian Award dinner. The evening's gracious emcee, Geoff Britt snapped this shot of the 2012 award recipients. Young Humanitarian, Lauren Chartrand, was recognized for her volunteer efforts and dedication to bullying prevention. Meanwhile, Humanitarian Gerald Pond was recognized for his contributions to organizations that are committed to reducing poverty. Congratulations once again Lauren and Gerry!

More Humanitarian Awards will be handed out in Nova Scotia and Prince Edward Island this week, and next month in Newfoundland.