At the Mayor’s Levee on January 1, an official Memorandum of Understanding between the Town of Hampton, Town of Piggs Peak, and the Hampton-Piggs Peak Partnership Committee was signed. Although the Partnership has been in place for a few years now, this agreement (previously signed by the Mayor of Piggs Peak) officially lays out some broad principles and guidelines for cooperation between our respective communities. This will allow our relationship to be sustained well into the future.
Interestingly, just prior to the signing ceremony, Dr. John Quinn was recognized for his thirty-plus years of service to the people of Hampton. Why is this interesting? Well it was John who first committed to support the education of a student in Piggs Peak throughout that person’s high school education. You may recognize this as the genesis of the Starfish Program through which the education of about 50 students is now paid. Clearly John’s service to community goes beyond the boundaries of Hampton to our extended neighbourhood of Piggs Peak.
Posted on Fri, January 21, 2011
by Carl MacKenzie