A lifelong resident of Summerland, Bruce Hallquist is a community icon. His public service record spans decades and includes over 38 years as a committed Volunteer firefighter. He has served on council for more than 10 years, and has more recently dedicated himself to serving the youth of his community as a director and champion for the Summerland Charity Shop Society, an organization which provides youth activities, leadership opportunities and hands-on training and experience in its Penny Lane Store. ‘Bruce makes a bad day good’ says the Fire Chief of Summerland. Bruce, first and foremost, cares about his community and the people he serves.