MONTREAL, June 17, 2011 /CNW Telbec/ - The Quebec Community Groups
Network is once again seeking individuals who have made significant
contributions to the vitality of the English-speaking community of
Quebec for the 2011 edition of the QCGN Sheila and Victor Goldbloom
Distinguished Community Service Award.
"Candidates for the QCGN's distinguished community service award should
have demonstrated leadership and commitment as a volunteer or as a
professional in their chosen field of endeavour," noted QCGN President
Linda Leith, during the official launch of the award at the QCGN
Members Convention in Montreal on June 17. Contributions can be in any
and all regions of Quebec and in any field from business to academia;
from youth to seniors; from health and social services to arts and
culture; and any other area such as heritage, the environment and
Launched during the kick off of the QCGN's 15th anniversary celebrations
in 2009, the award was instituted to honour individuals like Mrs.
Sheila and Dr. Victor Goldbloom who have gone above and beyond in
contributing to the vitality and understanding of our community. Mrs.
Goldbloom, who was on hand for the award launch, encouraged individuals
and organizations to celebrate community leadership by bringing forward
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The Quebec Community Groups Network (www.qcgn.ca) is a not-for-profit organization bringing together 36 English-language
community organizations across Quebec. Its mission is to identify,
explore and address strategic issues affecting the development and
vitality of English-speaking Quebec and to encourage dialogue and
collaboration among its member organizations, individuals, community
groups, institutions and leaders.
SOURCE QUEBEC COMMUNITY GROUPS NETWORK (QCGN)
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