After 34 years at The Store in Mississauga, ON, Lori Mason is retiring. Her deal to sell The Store is complete and her last days will be Friday May 18 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Saturday May 19 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The Store would like to invite you to come by on those days to say goodbye, sign a book and give Mason a lasting memory of all those who were so much a part of her life.
An active and respected member of the Canadian Marine Industry, she was the recipient of the CASBA Award for Top Individual Dedicated to Safe Boating for her many safety seminars in 2000; the OMOA Gordon Blake Visionary Award in 2003 and Yachtsman of the Year Environmental in 2004 for stocking and promoting environmentally friendly products. In 2008, Mason was awarded the OMOA Green Leaf Eco-Rating 5 Anchor and to top it off she was awarded the Yachtsman of the year trophy for 2011. Mason is also the founder of the Port Credit In-Water Boat Show and WOW (Women On the Water) program.