John Rae, Murielle Parkes & Olga Melikoff, and Hayley Campbell to be honoured
MONTREAL, Sept. 25, 2018 /CNW Telbec/ - Four inspirational leaders of the English-speaking community are being celebrated by the Quebec Community Groups Network, with this year's 10th anniversary of its Community Awards. Murielle Parkes and Olga Melikoff, known to many as the mothers of French immersion, and businessman John Rae are being honoured with QCGN's 10th annual Sheila and Victor Goldbloom Community Service Award. Hayley Campbell has been chosen for the fourth annual Young Quebecers Leading the Way Award. For more information: http://bit.ly/2xGrkLn.
"The leadership, vision and other qualities provided by these award winners have provided an enduring positive impact across our Community of Communities," QCGN President Geoffrey Chambers said. "As with every QCGN award winner, their individual dedication, persistence and hard work has served to sustain, strengthen and empower us all."
Our winners have been invited to receive their awards at a community celebration Thursday, Nov. 1, 2018, at Montreal's prestigious St-James Club. Entertainment will be provided by the incomparable Bowser and Blue. Co-sponsored by the Fondation Notre Home Foundation, the evening will be emceed by Sean Henry, weekend anchor at CBC News Montreal. Details and tickets at https://qcgn.ca/2018-community-awards/
The Quebec Community Groups Network (www.qcgn.ca) is a not-for-profit organization bringing together 57 English-language community organizations across Quebec. As a centre of evidence-based expertise and collective action it identifies, explores and addresses strategic issues affecting the development and vitality of the English-speaking community of Quebec and encourages dialogue and collaboration among its member organizations, individuals, community groups, institutions and leaders.
SOURCE Quebec Community Groups Network (QCGN)
For further information: Rita Legault, Director of Communications and Public Relations, [email protected], Telephone: 514-868-9044, ext. 223, cellular: 514-912-6555