News Release: #2021-01 Adam Kingsmill War Amps of Canada

For Immediate Release
#2021-01 PDF
January 6, 2021

SMITHERS – On behalf of Smithers Town Council, Mayor Gladys Atrill and Councillor Lorne Benson presented Adam Kingsmill with a certificate of appreciation for his work with War Amps of Canada.

Adam is a member of The War Amps Child Amputee (CHAMP) Program and through his role as a Safety Ambassador, warns kids about the dangers in their play environment. Adam lost his right leg at the age of two when he ran into the path of a riding lawn mower. He is now a strong advocate of The War Amps PLAYSAFE message and shares his story to alert other kids in his community and across Canada about the importance of playing safely.

“It was an honour to be able to present the certificate of appreciation to Adam. Despite the trauma of losing his leg in early childhood, Adam rose to be a role model to other amputees. Smithers is proud of the contribution that Adam has made” said Gladys Atrill, Mayor of Smithers.

Adam currently makes his home in Calgary AB where he is a member Canada’s National Men’s Para Hockey Team.

 

 

Media Contact: 

Alan L. Harris 
Chief Administrative Officer     
(250) 847-1600

 

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