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"The Order of Thompson", modelled after the well known "Order of Canada" is presented to a recipient recognized as an outstanding citizen who has created a legacy within the community. The "Order of Thompson" is awarded each year during the Thompson Community Foundation Fall Gala.

If you would like to nominate someone for this prestigious award, please contact the Thompson Community Office at 204-281-3110 or e-mail

Past Recipients of The Order of Thompson

Fred Palmer 2019

Sya Gregovski 2018

Tom O'Brien 2017

Nick Di Virgilio 2016

John Donovan 2015

Ted Smook 2014

Adrian DeGroot 2013

Red Sangster 2012

Gail and Arnold Morberg 2011

Volker Beckmann 2010

The Order of Thompson is based on the Criteria as follows:

Long term citizen

Must make significant contribution in multiple areas

Supporter of Thompson

Contributions over significant time frame

1.    Philanthropy

2.    Business – entrepreneurial activity, including the establishment and successful operation of a business


September 14, 2019

The 2019 Fall Gala was held on Saturday, September 14, 2019.

In 2019, TCF gave over $100,000 in grants to local organizations, to assist with community projects. This happens because of the generous people who give to the Thompson Community Foundation.

Not only is this event a Fundraiser, but it is also an opportunity to recognize an outstanding citizen who has created a legacy within our community. The 'Order of Thompson' is modelled after the Order of Canada, and is awarded during the Gala. Thank you for joining us in the celebration, as Fred Palmer received the much-deserving 2019 Order of Thompson award!

Each year, tickets are $75.00 each and can be purchased at K.B. Insurance in the City Centre Mall and at the Thompson Community Foundation office ( Tables of 8 people can also be reserved by contacting any Board member.

Corporate sponsors will receive 8 complimentary tickets, reserved seating for your business/organization with your logo advertised in our event pro...

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