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Samco President Receives Diamond Jubilee Medal

November 27, 2012  By

Vancouver printer Sam Hirji of Samco Printers Ltd. has been selected to receive the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Medal, which recognizes recipients for outstanding contributions to their communities.
In a story by The Province, Hirji said, “This is a great honour for me and my community. Printing has always been in my family, since the days of the British Raj in India.”
Hirji was born in Uganda to Indian parents. He started Samco Printers with a $5,000 loan as a 500-square-foot, one-man operation in 1976.
The Diamond Jubilee Medal program was created as part of this year’s celebration of Queen Elizabeth II’s 60th year on the throne. Sixty thousand deserving Canadians will be recognized through a nomination process which continues to the end of the year. Recipients were named starting in February.
Read the full story on The Province Website.

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