A lit­tle about Tony Men­chions

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• Full name — Tony Maxwell Men­chions; • Birth­date — Nov. 29, 1964; • Home­town — Spa­niard’s Bay; • Born — Car­bon­ear; • Lived — Mostly in Spa­niard’s Bay; spent some time in Toronto in the late 80s; Nova Sco­tia in the early 90s and St. John’s for school;

• Fam­ily — Wife Tracy; son Josh and daugh­ter Kait­lyn;

• Ed­u­ca­tion — At­tended Holy Redeemer; and grad­u­ated from As­cen­sion Col­le­giate; com­pleted a com­mer­cial cook­ing course; car­pen­try course; fish­ing cour­ses and coun­cil­lor cour­ses for mu­nic­i­pal gov­ern­ment;

• Oc­cu­pa­tion — self em­ployed; owns rental prop­er­ties; coun­cil­lor and mem­ber of Gree­ley’s Reel;

• Po­lit­i­cal ex­pe­ri­ence — Has been a coun­cil­lor with the Town of Spa­niard’s Bay since 2005; deputy mayor 2009-2013; co­or­di­nated with a lot of pro­vin­cial gov­ern­ment de­part­ments as a coun­cil­lor and was a mem­ber of the Con­cep­tion Bay North joint coun­cil;

• Favourite colour — darker colours, but not one par­tic­u­lar;

• In­ter­est­ing facts about — loves mu­sic, es­pe­cially play­ing fundrais­ers; spon­ta­neous and would do any­thing for a laugh; owns two cats, Sil­ver and Oreo.

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