Wally Garrioch was recognized by the City of Medicine Hat on May 19, 2011. Wally is a passionate musician and shares his guitar skills performing throughout Medicine Hat at many different venues. He is a regular volunteer at the Miywasin Centre and is recognized as a Métis Elder. Wally is the President of the Alano Club, member of both the Eagles and Legion Clubs as well as the Vice-President of the Miywasin Society and board member of the Métis Nation Local 8.
Born and Raised in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Wally has played with almost a dozen musicial groups, acted and sang in numerous plays and musicals and even directed. He is a volunteer at Hospitals and senior homes, performing for their pleasure!