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Presenting - Bob Murdoch from Centre 55 Has My Vote for an Honorary Doctorate of Community Service

No neighbourhood portrait about Toronto's Beach could be complete without one of the key pillars of the community: Since he started at Centre 55 (a local community centre in the Beach) in 1980 Bob Murdoch has been at the heart of making this community work. He has started numerous creative and innovative initiatives to improve the lives of a wide range of people in the Beach community. Bob is a down-to-earth, straight-forward guy who does not mind rolling up his sleeves and working hard. He does not crave the spotlight, but I thought it was definitely time to put the limelight on him. Bob is deeply rooted in the Beach Community. He grew up in this neighbourhood and has always had a deep attachment to the area. Before attending a recreation program at Centennial College he went to a local high school and local churches.
Following college and university, and along with some additional courses in human resources management, Bob decided to ply his trade at the YMCA. Bo…