TORONTO, March 19, 2012 /CNW/ - The Black Business and Professional Association (BBPA) will announce the winners of the 30th BBPA Harry Jerome Awards on March 20th, 2012. Presented by RBC, the BBPA Harry Jerome Award event will be held on Saturday, April 28th, 2012. This is an exciting event that recognizes and profiles Black Canadians who have demonstrated commitment and success in a variety of fields including: Academics, Arts, Media, Entertainment, Athletics, Business, Community Service, Health Sciences, Leadership, Professional Excellence, Entrepreneurship, and Technology and Innovation. Special awards will also be presented for the Lifetime Achievement, Diversity, Trailblazer and the President's Award. In keeping with our commitment to the youth and the building of a sustained, relevant and viable community, there is also the addition of three new Awards - the Youth Advocacy Award, the Legacy Award and the Heritage Award. To commemorate the 30th Anniversary we will also be announcing the launch of the first BBPA Harry Jerome Awards Commemorative Book of Excellence (1983 - 2012) - a book of inspiration featuring all the winners to date - the achievements of some of the best in the Black community.
|What:||Announcement of the 2012 BBPA Harry Jerome Award winners by the Black Business and Professional Association|
|Who:||2012 BBPA Harry Jerome Award Recipients|
|Hosted by: Matt Galloway, Host, Metro Morning on CBC Radio One 99.1 FM|
Other BBPA Executives and sponsors available for comment including:
- Pauline Christian, President, BBPA
- Karlyn Percil, Chair, Harry Jerome Awards
- Jennifer Tory, RBC Regional President, Greater Toronto Region, Title Sponsor of the 30th Harry Jerome Awards, Sponsor for the Media Launch and co-sponsor of the BBPA Harry Jerome Awards Commemorative Book of Excellence (1983 - 2012)
|| Tuesday March 20th, 2012
10:00 - 12:00 PM
|| RBC, 200 Bay Street,
40th Floor, South Tower
Note to media: Interview and photo opportunities with award recipients, BBPA executives and sponsors available. Be the first to know!
For further information:
Black Business and Professional Association