Tarmo Lõbu

Tarmo Lõbu was president of the Calgary Estonian Society from November 1981 to March 1983.

Tarmo grew up in Toronto among the largest population of Estonians living outside of Estonia. Among his activities there, he sang in the Leelo and Estonia choirs. He is a Chartered Accountant with a business degree from Carleton University. He moved to Calgary in 1979.

During his tenure as president, Tarmo organized several important annual events including:

  • Estonian handicrafts display and refreshments table at the 1982 Citizenship Council Food Fair.
  • 1982 Independence Day program and dinner held at the Rathskeller Room, Mount Royal College.
  • 1983 Independence Day program and dinner held at the Hungarian Cultural Centre. The program featured three talented rhythmic gymnasts dressed in traditional Estonian colours, coached by Helgi Leesment.

Tarmo returned to Toronto in 1983 and held the position of president at the Estonian Credit Union Bank from 2001 - 2007.

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