Coquitlam Crunch Diversity Challenge founder, Alex Bell was acknowledged for his community leadership on January 25, 2018, by Ron McKinnon, MP for Coquitlam-Port Coquitlam.
Bell was nominated by Robbin Whachell, seconded by Mayor Richard Stewart and was presented with a Canada 150 pin and certificate. McKinnon was assigned with 22 pins to award to constituents.
The Coquitlam Crunch ‘Diversity’ Challenge is an annual event founded by Tri-City’s resident Alex Bell, which celebrates diversity and supports the Nothin’ Dragon Masters senior dragon boat team and their community programs, and the Coquitlam Foundation’s ‘Diversity’ Fund. The event started in 2010 and takes place at the Coquitlam Crunch hiking trail in B.C., Canada. The Challenge features a Stair Master competition; the Make It Or Break It 4-hour competition; and a Recreational category.
Below is the congratulations letter: