Eva Olsson Honoured With Mayor's Award Of Excellence

Posted: 2020-10-13 07:16:47 By: thebay

In the Bracebridge Council meeting, held on Wednesday, Mayor Graydon Smith presented the Mayor’s Award of Excellence to Eva Olsson for her advocacy work against racism and prejudice through her experience as a Holocaust survivor.

Smith says “The work Eva Olsson has done in our town, country, and around the world is truly incredible. On behalf of myself, Council, and our entire community, we thank Eva for the many years she has shared this extremely powerful message.”

The Bracebridge Mayor’s Award of Excellence recognizes individuals, groups or organizations for their contributions to the betterment of the Town of Bracebridge.

Olsson has travelled the world sharing her story of being a Hungarian Jewish individual at Auschwitz during the Holocaust. She speaks on behalf of those who lost their lives and asks her listeners to commit to treat each other with kindness and respect and eliminate hate.