AWG general manager hired

Paul Bickford/NNSL photo Greg Rowe, left, is president of the 2018 South Slave Arctic Winter Games Host Society, while Todd Shafer, right, is general manager for the games.

Paul Bickford/NNSL photo
Greg Rowe, left, is president of the 2018 South Slave Arctic Winter Games Host Society, while Todd Shafer, right, is general manager for the games.

A name familiar to people in Hay River is now general manager of the 2018 South Slave Arctic Winter Games.

Todd Shafer – the director of recreation with the Town of Hay River from 2002 to 2005 – has been hired for the job.

“I’m honoured to play a role in this incredible adventure and look forward to hosting the circumpolar world in 2018,” said Shafer in a May 5 news release announcing his hiring by the 2018 South Slave Arctic Winter Games Host Society.

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