Robert C Lyall Award
Posted 30 May 2022, 12:17 pm NDT
Robert C. Lyall Community Award
Labrador Friendship Centre

The Robert C. Lyall Community Award will be presented to an individual in recognition of their
service work, their contributions to their community, and upholding the values of our
organization as Robert Lyall did.
Robert was active in many different organizations; President of the Lion's Club; President &
Board Member of Labrador Friendship Center; President of Labrador Legal Service. He was also
involved on several boards: Melville Native Housing; involved with the creation and
establishment of the Labrador Correctional Centre; LIA Vice President; & OKalakatiget Society.
Robert is a life-time honorary member of the National Association of Friendship Centres and on
June 11,1992 the Labrador Friendship Centre Building in Happy Valley-Goose Bay was named
The Robert C. Lyall Building which was quite the honor.
Robert was also proud to be a Chapel Servant at the Moravian Church for 60+ years, a task that
he enjoyed to the fullest.
For his generous contributions to these organizations and associations, he received recognition
from various Provincial, National, and International associations:
• He was the proud recipient of the Queen's Golden (2002) and Diamond (2013) Jubilee
• He was the recipient of the Order of Newfoundland and Labrador in March of 2020
Robert C. Lyall leaves behind some invaluable life lessons:
• Help those who are in need
• Be kind to people
• Love and support one another

Robert C. Lyall Community Award
Labrador Friendship Centre
*Application must be submitted by June 20, 2022*
Drop off at the Centre or Email to
First Name Last Name
Phone # City/Town
Street Address Province
Postal Code E-Mail Address
Indigenous Status
Innu Nation
Other: ________________________________________
Community Service
Please provide a description including dates of any relevant community service, volunteer work, church

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