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Barbara Gallant running in Summerside's Ward 5

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SUMMERSIDE, P.E.I. - The first candidate for Summerside’s Ward 5: Hillcrest – Platte River has come forward.

Barbara Gallant put her name forward on Wednesday to challenge current Coun. Greg Campbell for a seat at Summerside City Council.

“As a graduate of Atlantic Business College and possessing organizational and people skills, I can work independently, or as part of a team, to achieve success,” she said. “I consider myself to be a quick learner, willing to take on any challenge and I have demonstrated these attributes through my work experience and voluntary services.”

Since 1997, Arsenault has owned and operated her business, Barb’s Esthetics, and worked at a handful of other businesses.

She has also volunteered with the George R. Pearke’s Brach of the Royal of Canadian Legion, the Lest We Forget Committee and the Ladies Auxiliary.

“Becoming a member of city council would afford me another avenue to serve my community. I find it quite interesting and I am encouraged by the number of women who are seeking elected office.”

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